Palm wine seller arraigned in court for beating up policewoman over missing N150,000

One Florence Samuel, was on Friday arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo for alleged assault on a police sergeant.

It was reported that the Florence, a 28-year-old, a palm wine seller at a shop located in the Balogun Agoro area of Osogbo, allegedly beat up the policewoman and tore her uniform when Caroline visited her pub on the allegation that the sum of N150,000 belonging to a patron was missing.

Florence was arraigned on charges bordering on assault, a breach of the public peace, conspiracy and stealing, was allegedly with a customer, Ayodele Ogundipe, when another customer, Taiwo Yusuf, visited the pub on September 10, 2020, around 9.45am, with the sum of N150, 000, which eventually got missing.

During the proceedings, the police prosecutor, Adeoye Kayode, explained that Florence had assaulted Caroline by beating her and tearing her uniform, while the policewoman was performing her lawful duty.

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