Police arraign man, 42, for breach of peace

A 42-year-old man, Adeyemi Adebanjo on Tuesday appeared before an Ota Magistrates’Court in Ogun, over alleged breach of peace.

Adebanjo is charged with causing breach of peace in the community.

The Prosecutor, Cpl. Mustapha Abdulkareem, told the court that the accused committed the offence on March 12.

He said the accused conducted himself in a manner likely to cause a breach of the peace by removing barrier placed on an access road, while construction work was in progress.

Abdulkareem said that the offence contravened Sections 81 and 249 (d) of the Criminal Code, Revised Laws of Ogun State, 2006.

Adebanjo pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Abimbola, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.

She directed that the sureties must be resident within the court’s jurisdiction.

Abimbola said that the sureties also must swear to an affidavit of means and submit his passport photographs to the court.

She also directed that the sureties must provide one year tax clearance to the Ogun State Government and adjourned the case till June 13, for hearing.

Source:Punch News


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