4 boys who assaulted a girl in viral video finally arrested

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The four boys who were recorded assaulting a girl in March have finally been arrested. The boys were arrested and remanded in prison by the court for assaulting a girl who happens to be a girlfriend of one of them.
Their arrest was confirmed by Peter Okoye who took up the case when the video of the assault went viral on social media The four boys who were recorded assaulting a girl (who was a girlfriend of one of the boys) have finally been apprehended, charged and remanded in prison by the court.
It would be recalled that a clip made the rounds on social media in March showing a boy assaulting his girlfriend while his friends did little or nothing to stop him. Multiple award-winning Nigerian artiste Peter Okoye has confirmed that the boys have now been arrested.
He wrote on his Instagram page: “I told y’all i wasn’t going to sleep on this!.. Well, All 4 have been arrested and charged to court We are to protect our women at all cost. So let’s be guided with due respect. Job Weldon @ukankurugh. Court Remands Junior, 3 Others For Assault.
While Police will continue with investigation Moses Chiuta a.k.a Junior and his three conspirators have been remanded at the Makurdi Correction Centre. “Junior, Tosin Oyesanya, Precious Oyesanya and Emmanuel Obaje were arraigned by the Police on charges of Criminal Conspiracy, Assault and Causing Hurt to (Dooshima Ella Terwase).
The offence for which they are charged, according to the First Information Report (FIR), is punishable under Section 97, 266 and 247 of the Penal Code Law of Benue State 2004. “Junior and his friends pleaded “False” to the charges.
“Prosecuting Police Officer DSP Hyacinth Gbakor, told the court that investigation is still in progress and asked for another date. “The Presiding Chief Magistrate His Worship Isaac Ajim, turned down the oral application for the bail of the accused persons.
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“He directed the defence counsel to file a former application for bail while the accused are remanded at the Makurdi Medium Correction Centre and adjourned the matter for 22nd May, 2020 for mention.
“Meanwhile, the Investigation Police Officer told the court that there is clear evidence that assault took place adding that the accused themselves recorded it and posted online.
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