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Osun: 70yr Old Man Remanded for Giving False Information


By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo

70-year-old man, Oyedeji Sunday has been ordered to be remanded in Police custody by an Osogbo Magistrate Court for allegedly giving false information and threatening of life.

The accused person was said to have committed the offence around April 2018 in Osogbo.

Sunday was arraigned on a five count charge bothering on threatening of life, giving false information, and breaching of peace.

The prosecutor, Inspector Lamidi Rasak told the court that the accused  brought false information to the police station that one Alhaji Morenikeji Sikiru kidnapped his son named Ayo, which was a total defamation.

He further said that the accused also threatened the life of the same  Sikiru.

Sunday was however arrested by the police, later released and was told to come back , but didn’t.

The offence committed according to the prosecutor  contravened sections 517, 125 A (1), 249(D),85(5), 126(2) of the criminal code Cap 34 . Vol ii laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2002.

The defence counsel, Barr.S.O Popoola prayed the court to grant the accused person bail in the most liberal term.

The presiding Magistrate, Risikat Olayemi then transferred the case to the Chief Magistrate Court, and ordered the accused  to be remanded in the police custody due to the gravity of his offence.

The case was adjourned till September 27, 2019 for mention.



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