Court Remands 2 Men For Giving False Information To the Police

Court Remands 2 Men For Giving False Information To the Police
An Otta Chief Magistrate Court, Ogun State, has ordered the remand of Ajayi Sherrif and Lateef Owoola, in the custody of Nigerian Correctional Services, for giving false information to the men of Nigeria Police.
The two men and others now at large, according to Barrister Morufu Animashaun, a legal officer at Force Criminal Investigation Department, (ForceCID) Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos, committed the offences sometimes in the month of August 2017.
Animashaun told the court that the two men, who are residents of Gbeniga Iju Ebiye, Iju-Otta, Ogun State, have on the said year, came to General Investigation Department of ForceCID, Alagbon, Ikoyi, and made false statement against the trio of Lukman Ajayi Ojo; Rasheed Balogun and Fatahi Omoledunmi.
He further told the court that the two men and others at large, also armed some thugs and hoodlums and unleashed terror on the residents of Gbeniga Iju Ebiye, Otta-Ogun State.
He told the court that the offences committed by the defendants contravened sections 517 of the Criminal law Cap 29 Vol. 1, of the Criminal laws of Ogun State, 2006. And section 249(d) of the Criminal law Cap. 29, Vol.1 of the Revised Criminal Laws of Ogun State, 2006.
The defendants denied the allegations.
Following their denial, their counsel, the prosecutor asked the court for a trial date, while also asked the court to remand until the conclusion of the matter.
However, their counsel, pleaded with the court to admit them bail, since the offences which thee were accused of are bailable one.
The presiding Chief Magistrate, Oke, conceded to the defendants’ request and admitted them to ball in the sum of N300, 000, 00 with two sureties in like sum each.
The Chief Magistrate also ordered that the sureties must provide evidence of three tax payment and have their addresses, means of livelihood verified by the Court’s Assistant Chief Registrar (ACR).
Chief Magistrate One, while adjourned the matter till October 30, for mention, ordered that the two men be remanded in the custody of Nigerian Correctional Services (NCS)


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