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Couple Arraigned For Alleged Affray


By Dorcas Elusogbon

Ile-Ife (Osun), – The police in Osun on Thursday arraigned one Monday Fasoro and his wife, Osunfunke, for alleged affray.

The husband and wife, both aged 46, appeared before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court.

The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor, ASP Emmanuel Abdullahi, told the court that the defendants committed the affray on Dec. 19, about 04:00 p.m. at Falolu, off Ifewara Road, Ile-Ife.

Abdullahi said that the defendants took part in a public fight within Falolu.

He added that the defendants conducted themselves in a manner likely to cause breakdown of law and order by engaging in  public fight.

According to him, the offences contravene Sections 83 and 249(d) of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002.

The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to four-count charge bordering on breach of peace.

Magistrate O. B. Adediwura granted  bail to the defendants in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.

Adediwura added that the sureties must swear to affidavits of means and reside within the court’s jurisdiction.

The magistrate adjourned the case  until Jan. 17 for mention. (NAN) 

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