Man, 50, remanded  for assaulting Village Head

Man, 50, remanded for assaulting Village Head

From Fisayo Akinduro, Osogbo
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An Ile-Ife Magistrate Court  has remanded a  50-year-old man, Adebolu Oluwanifemi,   in prison  for allegedly  threatening  the   life  of a Village Head and  causing  breach of peace.

The prosecutor, Inspector Emmai Abdullahi,  told the  court that  the accused person threatened the life of the appointed Baale of Toro village, via Ile-Ife and the entire villagers as well as making the place unconducive  for them.

Abdullahi  said that the accused person conducted himself in a manner that could lead to a breach of peace by causing panic among people living in  the village.

He said the accused person conspired with others still at large to commit felony to wit: breach public peace.

The accused person was alleged to have committed the offences on June 3, 2019 at about 3 p.m. at  the Ooni of Ife’s palace in Ile-Ife, which prosecution said contravened Sections: 86, 249 (d) and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002.

Olorunfemi, however, pleaded not guilty to the three-count charge of conspiracy, breach of peace and threat to life.

The magistrate, Mr  Olukunle Owolawi, refused the defendant bail and ordered his remand at the Ile-Ife prison custody.

The case was adjourned till June 13, 2019,  for hearing.

Owena Press Limited (Publisher of The Hope Newspaper), Akure

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