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Two men identified as Kola Omisakin, and Kehinde Oladipupo, were arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife for celebrating an ‘Indian Hemp Day’.

The twenty-six-year-old and the 21-year-old were reported to have attacked and broken the glass window of a mosque at the Owolo Compound, Okerewe area of Ile-Ife during the celebration.

The police prosecutor, Olawale Odusina, stated that the accused committed the offence on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at the Okerewe area of Ile-Ife.

Odusina also noted that the accused breach the peace of the public by organising the ‘Indian Hemp Day’.

The prosecutor stated that the accused unlawfully broke the glass window of a mosque located in the area.

He claimed that upon their arrest they had in their possession 150kg of a substance suspected to be cannabis.

According to Odusina, the offence contravenes sections 247(9), 340 and 458 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun State, 2002.

Counsel for the accused, Mrs Innocental Akhigbe, applied for bail on their behalf with an assurance that they were ready to stand trial.

Magistrate Olukunle Owolawi, however, did not grant the bail request.

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