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The Kabusa First Class Regional Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the remand of a tenant, Chris Okoye, 44, for assaulting his landlord.

Justice Mallam Abubakar Sadiku issued the order after hearing the defendant's plea.

The defendant, who resides at 2A Niger Avenue Villa Nova, Apo, is charged with criminal conspiracy, intimidation, assault, assault and injury.

However, he pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.

Prosecutor OS Osho had told the court that the landlord, Mr Ochengere Isaac, had reported the matter to the Apo police station on January 3.

He said the defendant, his two children and Gideon, who is now on the run, punched and injured the homeowner.

Osho said the accused's two children and Gideon are currently on the run.

Mr Sadiq adjourned the case until January 16 for a public hearing.


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