In Ogun Police arraign 5 men over alleged breach of peace

The Senior Magistrate, Mr S.O.Banwo, granted bail to each of the accused in the sum of N80,000 with two sureties each in like sum.

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The Police in Ogun, on Thursday arraigned five men in an Ota Magistrates’ Court for alleged breach of peace.

The accused, Tunde Efunkoya, 42, Bamidele Ishola, 50, Joshua Jimoh, 33, Akinola Akinkoya, 29 and Usman Kabiru, 32, whose addresses were unknown, are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and breach of peace.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told the court that the accused and others still at large, committed the offences on May 7, at about 1.30p.m. at Efunkoya Street, Ewepe, Ota, Ogun.

Gbesi said that the accused and his accomplices conspired to conduct themselves in a manner likely to cause the breach of peace by violently launching an attack on Igbehinadun Community.

He said that the offences contravened Sections 249(d) and 416 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

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

The Senior Magistrate, Mr S.O.Banwo, granted bail to each of the accused in the sum of N80,000 with two sureties each in like sum.

He said that the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and should be gainfully employed.

Banwo also said that the sureties should swear to an affidavit of means and submit four recent passport photographs to the court with evidence of tax payment from Ogun Government.

The case was adjourned till June 28, for hearing. 

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