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Court remands two men to correction centre over alleged missing manhood

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Court remands two men to correction centre over alleged missing manhood

The Chief Magistrate’s  Court II, sitting in Port Harcourt, on Friday, remanded John Shadrack, 22, and William Isaiah, 33, to the Correctional Centre for assaulting Mr Felix Tuoyo, 70, over an alleged missing manhood.

The defendants were remanded on two-count charge of conspiracy and assault.

The prosecuting officer, Insp. M. Ebirie told the court that on Oct. 24, at SPAR Shopping Mall in Port Harcourt, the defendants assaulted Mr Felix Tuoyo and his wife, Mrs Susan Tuoyo and accused Felix of collecting Shadrack’s manhood.

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The inspector explained that the defendants and others at large conspired and committed felony, an offence punishable under section 516(A) of the Criminal Code, cap 37, Vol.ll, law of Rivers state of Nigeria.

He said that the defendants and others at large on the same date and place, unlawfully assaulted the septuagenarian and his wife, Susan by giving them fist blows on their body which caused bodily harm to him and fraction on his wife’s left leg.

According to him, this is an offence punishable under section 355 of the Criminal Code, laws of the Federation as applicable in Rivers State.

In her ruling, the Chief Magistrate, R. N. Ibanibo, ordered that the defendants be remanded in the correctional centre and adjourned the case until Nov. 27 for hearing.

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