DSS arraigns man over Facebook post against Osun Speaker

June 22, 2020
43 Views

The Department of State Services, DSS, on Monday arraigned a 48-year old man, Joshua Sayo, before an Osun State Magistrate Court for allegedly defaming Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon Timothy Owoeye.

The DSS Prosecutor, Barr B.O Nweke told the court that the defendant committed the offence on June 19, 2020, in Osogbo.

Nweke alleged that the defendant did defame Osun State House of Assembly Speaker by publishing contemptuous pictures and words on a Facebook account “Sayo Oki” against him knowing to be false.

He further said the accused committed an offence contrary to Section 374(1)b & 374 and punishable under Section 375 of the Criminal Code Cap 34, Vol. 2 Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.

But, the defendant pleaded not guilty to the defamation allegation slammed against him

The Defense Counsel, Ibraheem Imran asked the court to grant the accused bail in the most liberal term.

In her ruling Magistrate, Modupe Awodele granted bail to the accused bail in the sum of 100,000 Naira with 2 sureties in like sum.

She thereafter adjourned the case till Tuesday, July 14, 2020, for hearing.

You may be interested

News
2 views

[VIDEO] #EndSARS: Parliamentarians asks UK to take action against ‘corrupt Nigerian govt’

admin - November 24, 2020

<!-- [VIDEO] #EndSARS: Parliamentarians asks UK to take action against 'corrupt Nigerian govt' - ElombahNews HomeVideos[VIDEO] #EndSARS: Parliamentarians asks UK…

Umar Dagona from Yobe wins $400,000 in World Chemistry Competition
News
1 views
News
1 views

Umar Dagona from Yobe wins $400,000 in World Chemistry Competition

admin - November 24, 2020

<!-- Umar Dagona from Yobe wins $400,000 in World Chemistry Competition - ElombahNews HomeNewsUmar Dagona from Yobe wins $400,000 in World Chemistry…

Breaking: Trump administration informs Biden to begin transition process
News
1 views
News
1 views

Breaking: Trump administration informs Biden to begin transition process

admin - November 24, 2020

<!-- Breaking: Trump administration informs Biden to begin transition process - ElombahNews HomeWorld NewsBreaking: Trump administration informs Biden to begin…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.