Senator Elisha Abbo arraigned, Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charge, granted N5 Million bailJuly 9, 2019
Senator representing Adamawa North, Elisha Abbo has pleaded not guilty to one count charge of assault levelled against him by the FCT Police at Zuba Magistrate Court, Abuja, Channels is reporting.
Abbo was caught on video physically assaulting a woman at an adult toy shop after she told him to “take it easy” when he raised his voice on the attendant.
Abbo subsequently apologised to Nigerians, his party, PDP, and women in general, after promising a “robust response” on the incident.
The magistrate, Abdullahi Ilelah said that the court has evaluated the applications and it is convinced that admitting the defendant on bail would not in any way hurt the prosecution.