Three Fake Soldiers In Prison Over Alleged Assault, Breach Of Peace

Three Fake Soldiers In Prison Over Alleged Assault, Breach Of Peace
  • PublishedJuly 27, 2018

By Mariam Bello

An Osun State Magistrate Court in Osogbo on Monday ordered the remand of three fake soldiers in Ilesha prison custody over alleged unlawful possession of army uniforms and breach of peace . 

The three suspects are Ogundeji Mutiu, 31, Akeem Yekini, 26, and Isiaka Kehinde, 22. They are facing five count charges bothering on conspiracy, unlawful possession, Assault and breach of peace.

The prosecutor, Inspector Idoko James, informed  the court that the defendants committed the offences on July 12, in the state Capital.

James said that the defendants conspired and wore army uniforms and terrorised members of the public in the area.

The prosecutor said that their action led to breach of public peace before they were apprehended.

He explained further that the accused persons assaulted DSP Adesoye Abosede, when she demanded for their identities, adding that they were overpowered and arrested.

The prosecutor said that the offences contravened Sections 516, 428 (d), 356, 509, and 249 (d) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol.11, Laws of Osun, 2003.

The three defendants pleaded not guilty to the charges preferred against them by the police.

Defence counsel, Mr Kasiamobi Nkgoke, urged the court to grant his clients bail in the most liberal terms.

The Magistrate, Mrs Aminat Oloyade overruled the bail application and adjourned the case till August 2 for hearing.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *