Police Arraigns Man For Indicting a Businesswoman

The Nigeria Police has arraigned a 36-year-old man, Amos Danjuma, before a Lagos Chief Magistrates’ Court in Badagry for indicting a woman of stealing fifty thousand naira.

Danjuma, was said to have engaged a herbalist to falsely accused the woman as a culprit.

whose address was not given was charged with false accusation, breach of peace and unlawfully trial by herbalist.

When the charge was read to him, he pleaded not guilty to the charge.

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The Police Counsel, ASP Clement Okuiomose, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on August 27 and September 7, at Isasi area of Lagos.

ASP Okuiomose said that the defendant brought a man known to be herbalist to invoke “Juju” called ”Osanyin” and alleged that Ms Bukola Oba stole fifty thousand naira.

The defendant, he said, conducted himself in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by holding the complainant by the neck and told her to give him back the money she stole.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 168, 93 and 127 of the Criminal Code, Law of Lagos, 2015.

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Chief Magistrate Fadaunsi Adefioye admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.

Magistrate Adefioye ordered that the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and be gainfully employed with proof of evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State Government.

The case has been adjourned till September 30 for hearing

Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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