Two Brothers Get N500k Bail Over Assaulting Police Officer

A Lagos Chief Magistrate Court in Ikeja has granted two brothers bail in the sum of five hundred thousand naira with two sureties over allegations of assault.

The two brothers Rilwan and Rasheed Shonde, were arraigned before Magistrate R.A Alejo on three count charges which borders on conspiracy, breach of peace, and assault.

Magistrate Alejo said that the sureties should be gainfully employed and show evidence of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government.

Police alleged that the two brothers and others still at large assaulted a police officer on September 3 at Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State

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The police Counsel, Sgt Olasunkanmi Adejumola, told the court that the defendants conducted themselves in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by fighting in the public and assaulting Insp Abayomi Ogunlusi.

Sgt Adejumola said that the offences contravened the provisions of sections 168, 173 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

He noted that section 173 carries three years’ imprisonment for assault.

The case has been adjourned till October 10.

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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