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2 Female Lawyers Docked Over Physical Fighting in Court Premises

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Two female lawyers, Adaobi Emaka and Nkiru Nwanyawu have been docked before Ojo Magistrate Court, Lagos for allegedly engaging in physical fighting.

The Magistrate also ordered that the sureties shall be relations or clergymen.

The Court ordered that Adaobi, 37, and Nkiru, 40, must produce a letter of good behavior from their respective NBA branches.

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The duo were arraigned before Magistrate Ademola Adesanya and consquently, pleaded no guilty to the charge.

The Court admitted them to bail in the sum of N100,000 each with sureties in like sum.

The Magistrate also ordered that the sureties shall be relations or clergymen.

The Court ordered that Adaobi, 37, and Nkiru, 40, must produce a letter of good behavior from their respective NBA branches.

In the charge, the Prosecution Counsel, ASP Simeon Uche told the court that the defendants committed the offence on March 16 in the court premises.

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He said that his attention was drawn by a shouting crowd outside the court room, who informed the court that the two female lawyers were fighting.

Adaobi who was pregnant at the time, was alleged to have engaged in the fracas with Nkiru her colleague, after both lawyers struggled to offer their complimentary cards to suspects who were produced for arraignment.

Nkiru was alleged to have thrown away the card of Adaobi, while Adaobi was said to have also grabbed Nkiru’s complimentary card, and this time, flung it outside the court’s window.

The prosecutor said that they were immediately arrested and taken to the Ojo Police station where they were detained.

The offence contravenes the provisions of sections 54 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

The case adjourned to m November 26 for further mention

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