Monarch dragged to court for alleged threat to life

October 5, 2019
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A 72-year-old traditional ruler, Oba Kadiri Okanola, was on Friday, arraigned at an Osogbo Chief Magistrate’s Court for alleged threat to life and defamation.

Okanola is facing a three count-charge bothering on defamatory statement and threat to life.

The prosecutor, Sergeant Lamidi Rasak, told the court that the defendant committed the offence in April 2018, in Osogbo town.

Rasak said the accused had an argument with the complainant, Morenikeji Sikiru, on alleged kidnapping without concrete fact.

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He said the incident led to a breach of public peace which led to the involvement of the police and the case brought to the court.

The prosecutor said the offence committed contravened sections 86(1),517 and 249(d) of the criminal code Cap 34 vol. 11, laws of Osun State, 2003.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the alleged accusations against him.

The defense counsel, Mr Abdulfatai Abdulsalam, prayed the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms.

The magistrate, Aisha Ayilara, granted bail to the defendant in the sum of one million naira or on self recognition.

The case was adjourned till November 5 for hearing.

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