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Osun man docked for pouring 'strange' water on prophetess

24 February 2016, 08:36

Osogbo - A 39-year-old man, Kazeem Ariyo, was on Tuesday docked at an Osogbo Magistrates' Court for allegedly pouring 'strange' water on a prophetess.

The Prosecutor, Sunday Ajayi, told the court that the accused committed the offense on February 19 at about 11:00a.m, along Sabiatu Street, Osogbo.

Ajayi said that the accused was having a misunderstanding with the complainant before he poured the liquid substance on her, and caused a breach of the peace.

He said that the offence contravened section 249(d) of the Criminal Code cap34 Volume. 11 laws of Osun, 2003.

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The accused pleaded not guilty to the count charge of breach of public peace.

Counsel to the accused, Raji Abiodun, prayed the court to grant her client bail in the most liberal terms.

The Magistrate, Olusola Aluko, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50, 000 and a surety in like sum.

Aluko said that the surety must reside within the court's jurisdiction, with evidence of tax payment and two passport size photographs, attached with an affidavit of means.

The case was adjourned to March 3 for hearing. 


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