The police on Wednesday arraigned a man, Simon Silas, 55, before a Karu Magistrates’ Court in Nasarawa State for allegedly beating up his wife.
Prosecutor Garba Mohammed said the incident was reported at the Apo Police Station on September 4.
Mohammed told the court that the accused beat up his wife, Ijeoma, and inflicted injury on her.
The prosecutor added that the accused caused grievous hurt on her, pointing out that the offence contravened the Penal Code.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, Celestine Odo, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50, 000 with one surety in like sum.
Odo ordered that the surety must have a fixed address within the jurisdiction of the court.
He adjourned the case till September 19, for further hearing.