Senator Elisha Abbo Pleads Not Guilty To Assault Charge

Posted on July 08 2019 , at 05:02 pm
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  • The case against Senator Abbo has been adjourned and he'll return home after his bail conditions are met.

Senator Elisha Abbo faced the court today for physically assaulting a woman.

Senator Elisha Abbo has told the court he is not guilty of assaulting a woman at an adult sex toy shop in Abuja.

The lawmaker who was caught on camera repeatedly slapping the nursing  mother was arraigned before a Zuba Magistrates’ Court in Abuja on one count of assault today. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and the court, presided over by Senior Magistrate Abdullahi Ilellah, subsequently granted him N5 million bail.

Abbo, representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, had gone public with an apology to his victim as well as Nigerians who called for his trial but his apology had been dismissed as halfhearted.

The case against Senator Elisha Abbo has been adjourned and he’ll return home after his bail conditions are met.

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