For allegedly beating up an electricity official and damaging his ladder, a 48-year-old driver, Isaac Alegbe, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Alegbe, a resident of Ojokoro, Ijaiye, Lagos, is being tried for damage and assault.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Godwin Awase, told the court that the accused committed the offences on September 12 at his residence.
Awase said that the accused assaulted an official of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, Mr. Abiodun Yusuf, while he was performing his duty.
“The complainant came to disconnect the accused’s power supply for owing a bill of N200,000. The accused seized the ladder while the complainant was still on top of the pole.