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Lagos police arraign woman who assaulted female officer in viral video

A 26-year-old woman, Omorogbe Soni, has been arraigned at the Eti-Osa Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for assaulting a female police officer, as seen in a viral footage.

The woman was captured on camera assaulting a police woman who stopped her car around Ajah area of the state on 21st of February 2024.

The incident occurred when Omorogbe engaged in a heated argument with the officer and subsequently pushed her, causing her to fall to the ground.

Lagos state police police said she was charged to court on February 22 and the court remanded her at the Kirikiri Female Correctional Centre.

A statement spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed that the woman will remain in the correctional facility until her next court sitting scheduled for March 27, 2024.

The statement read; “The Lagos State Police Command has arraigned one Omorogbe Jennifer Soni ‘f’ aged 26 for serious assault after she was caught on camera assaulting a police officer in Ajah on February 21, 2024.

“Omorogbe was arraigned the following day, February 22, 2024, at the Etiosa Magistrate Court, Ajah and has been remanded to the Kirikiri Female Correctional Centre till the next hearing on March 27, 2024.

“The Lagos State Police Command advises Lagosians to remain law-abiding in their day-to-day activities with all and sundry as anyone found guilty of violating the law would be dealt with in accordance with the law.”