Kaduna man sues neighbour for insulting and slapping him

A man, Suleiman Ahmed has dragged his neighbour, Abdulrahman Musa, before a Customary Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, for allegedly insulting and slapping him.

Musa was arraigned on a four-count charge of insult, assault, criminal intimidation and defamation of character.

Counsel to the complainant said the offence contravenes sections 378, 329, 376 and 371 of the Kaduna State Penal Code.

The complainant, who resides on Ibadan Street, Kafanchan, accused the defendant of insulting and slapping him sometime in October.

He also said that Musa called him and members of his household thieves and also threw faeces into his house.

However, the defendant pleaded not guilty to the 4-count charge.

Counsel to the defendant, Mr Yakunat Baba, prayed the court to grant his client bail in line with Section 36 (5) of the 1999 constitution.

The Judge, Mr George Gwani, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N20,000, a surety in like sum and adjourned the case to December 11.