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  • Writer's pictureKeaton Agius

Pepper Spray Used To Stop Man Damaging Vehicles In St.Paul's Bay

Timothy Obiagebna, a 25-year-old Nigerian man, was arrested on Tuesday by police in St.Paul's bay after he was reported to have been damaging vehicles by onlookers.

The man was found to be carrying two large pieces of metal and a long knife. When confronted by the police, the 25-year-old became violent and the police used pepper spray to apprehend him.

The incident resulted in a service vehicle being damaged and two officers with minor injuries.

Obiagebna has pleaded not guilty to the charges, also pleading with the court to consider that he is currently jobless. No request for bail was made at the arraignment stage and the court presided over by magistrate Rachel Montebello, remanded the accused in custody.

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