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28 year-old accused of battery granted N450,000 bail



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28-year-old  Monday Michael, has today, Monday, been charged before an Ota Magistrates Court in Ogun for allegedly attacking a man.

Michael,  residing at No. 36, Fadipe Street, Iyana-Ilogbo, Ota, is faced with a two-count of assault and conspiracy.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi disclosed in coutr that the accused and others still on the run, committed the offences on July 25 at about 7.00 p. m. at Iyana-Iyesi, Ota.

Gbesi said that the accused and his accomplices connived to assault one Jelili Badru by inflicting injuries on the victim’s neck with a wooden plank.

He stated that the offences breaches Sections 351 and 452 of the Criminal Code, Vol. 1, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

The accused, has however pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Consequently, the Senior Magistrate, Mr S. O. Banwo, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N450,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Banwo said that the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and swear to an affidavit of means.

He also said that the sureties should submit four recent passport photographs to the court and show evidence of tax payment from the Ogun Government.

The case was adjourned until Sept. 20, for hearing.


Source: Naija News

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