September 29, 2023

Police arraign 2 for alleged breach of peace

Police arraign 2 for alleged breach of peace

Two men, Wale Fatai, 32 and Oyemomilara Deji, 25, were on Monday arraigned in an Ota Magistrate’s Court in Ogun, for alleged breach of peace, conspiracy and threat to life.

The defendants, whose addresses were not provided, are facing a three-count charge but pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Prosecutor, E.O Adaraloye, told the court that the defendants and others still at large committed the offences on March 23 at about 10:30pm at the Aparadiga area of Itele-Awori, Ota.

Adaraloye told the court that the defendants, with their accomplices, conspired to conduct themselves in a manner likely to cause a breach of peace by constituting a nuisance in the community.

He said that they also threatened the life of the Chairman, Olaoluwa Community Development Area (CDA), Mr Nurudeen.

The prosecutor said the offences contravened the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

The Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Adeyemi, admitted each of the defendants to N100,000 bail with one surety in like sum.

Adeyemi ordered that the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and be gainfully employed with evidence of tax payment to the Ogun State government.

She adjourned the case until June 26 for further hearing.

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