Police drag man to court over breach of peace
The Nigeria Police in Akure has dragged a 38-year-old man, Oladele Taiwo, before an Akure Chief Magistrate Court, in Akure, the State capital for alleged breach of peace.
Taiwo, who is facing a count – charge of breach of peace, pleaded not guilty to the count when it was read to him.
The accused person who was said to have committed the offence on August 2, 2017 at about 8pm, at No 1, Bay Oni Lane, Isinkan, Akure in Akure magisterial district.
He conducted himself in a manner likely to cause the breach of the peace by off loading stone dust, granite and sand on drainage, which diverted the erosion into the office of one Prince Dayo Omotoyinbo and caused damage to his properties.
The offence was said to be contrary to and punishable under Section 249(D) of the Criminal Code Cap 37, Volume 1, Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.
The prosecutor, Sergeant Adeoye Adesegun, prayed the court for an adjournment to enable him study the case file properly and to assemble his witnesses before the court with details of the case.
Counsel to the accused person, Barrister S. O Abitomi, did not oppose the application for adjournment made by the prosecutor.
He prayed the court to grant his client bail on liberal terms.
In her ruling, Magistrate Mrs Charles Iringekoko granted the accused person bail in the sum of #200,000 with one surety in like sum.
She added that the surety must be a civil servant on Grade Level 8 and must present his or her current and valid tax payment clearance, with 2passport photographs to the court registry.
She thereafter adjourned the case till 4th September 2017.