Man Docked Over Alleged Assault

By Mariam Bello The Osun State police command has arraigned a 37-year-old Osuolale Taofeek before an Osogbo magistrate court for alleged Assault.  Taofeek, who was docked on single count charge of assault, pleaded not guilty to the charge against him. The prosecutor Inspector Jafani Muslim said the defendant committed the alleged crime on June 5, 2018…”
Moroti Olatujoye
June 22, 2018 10:46 am

By Mariam Bello

The Osun State police command has arraigned a 37-year-old Osuolale Taofeek before an Osogbo magistrate court for alleged Assault. 

Taofeek, who was docked on single count charge of assault, pleaded not guilty to the charge against him.

The prosecutor Inspector Jafani Muslim said the defendant committed the alleged crime on June 5, 2018 at about 5.30pm at Old Garage area of Osogbo.

He explained to the court that the accused assaulted one Mr Ajagbe Kamorudeen by beating him up and torn his cloth.

Inspector Jafani submitted that the offence is contrary to section 360 of the criminal code cap 34 volume 11.laws of Osun State 2003.

The defence counsel, Mr. A. B Jinad prayed the court to grant the accused person bail in the most liberal and affordable terms.

He added that the suspect would not jump bail if granted and is ready to provide credible surety to guarantee his readiness to stand trial.

Presiding Magistrate, Mrs A. O Ajanaku granted the defendant bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety

She said surety must be a tax payer and resident in Osogbo.

The case was adjourned to July 5 for hearing.

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