SENATOR ABBO ASSAULT CASE: WITNESS CONTRADICTS SELF IN COURT
It was another drama at the Zuba Magistrate Court on Tuesday at the resumed hearing of the criminal case of assault against Senator Elisha Abbo as a star witness called by the prosecution contradicted herself many times under cross-examination.
The witness PW1 Warmate Osimibibra who claimed to have a shop in the complex where the sex toy shop is located admitted that not all that happened on that day is in the statement she gave to the police. When further cross-examined she admitted that not all that happened in the sex toy shop was contained in the video given to the police as some things have been removed.
It was also confirmed by the court that the witness is not a nursing mother has been publicized and her child was twelve years old
Counsel to defendant Adegbite Adeniyi said it was obvious someone is trying to make up something in the case.
Deputy Commissioner of Police James Idachaba who is prosecuting the case on behalf of the commissioner of police said every witness is obliged to state their evidence without being forced or coerced.
Idachaba said he will call two more witnesses in the matter to prove the case of assault against the lawmaker.
The matter has been adjourned to 17th October 2019.
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