Accra May 31, GNA -
The case of Jihad Chaaban, the Marwako Fast Food Supervisor, who is being held
for allegedly dipping the face of a female employee into blended pepper, has
been adjourned to June 12
When the case was called, the court presided over by Ms Victoria A Ghansah stated that the Arabic Interpreter has informed the court that he could not attend court and he (interpreter) had indicated that he would be available on June 5.
Defence counsel, Mr Julio De Medeiros, also indicated he would also not be available on June 5 hence prayed the court for June 12.
The matter was therefore adjourned to June 12.
Chaaban aged 26, is before the Court for allegedly dipping the face of Ms Evelyn Boakye into a blender full of blended pepper at the Abelemkpe branch of Marwako Restaurant.
He has been charged with offensive conduct by calling the victim a prostitute, intentionally and unlawfully causing harm and assault.
Chaaban has pleaded not guilty to the charges and he is on bail.
On February 28, this year, Chaaban is alleged to have assaulted the victim Ms Boakye for fidgeting with a blender and working slowly.
Chaaban, a brother-in-law of the owner of Marwako Restaurant at the Abelemkpe branch allegedly grabbed the neck of the victim and dipped her face into a blender full of blended pepper.