Undergraduate arraigned for assault
Fisayo Akinduro, Osogbo
Students of Osun State University, Timileyin Ogunosun and Samson Owonifaari, have been arraigned before Osogbo Magistrates’ Court for alleged assault and unlawful group.
The accused persons committed the purported crime on December 6, 2019 at Osun State University in Osogbo.
The police prosecutor, Mr Muyiwa Ogunleye told the court that the duo assaulted one Bode Olookere and thereby committed an offence contrary to the law.
The offence contravened the provision of sections 355 and 64 (a)(b) of the Criminal Code Cap 34, Vol 2, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2002.
The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the two count charges of assault and unlawful society levelled them.
The defence counsel, Adekunle Faleti and D.D. Awoyemi prayed the court to grant their clients bail in the most liberal terms.
The presiding Magistrate, Risikat Olayemi granted the accused persons bail in the sum of N20,000 with one surety each in like sum.
The case was adjourned till January 16, 2020 for hearing.