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Police Arraign Siblings For Allegedly Beating IBEDC Officials In Osun

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Osun State Police Command on Monday arraigned two persons, Adewuyi Yinka (40) and Adewuyi Ayodele (33) before a Magistrate court sitting Ile-Ife for allegedly beating IBEDC officials.

Police Prosecutor, Insp Emmanuel Abdullahi, had told the court that the defendants committed the offence on Nov 11, 2019 around 10:30 am at Titilope Sawmill Ita- Osa, Ondo Road, Ile-Ife.

Abdullahi said that the accused assaulted one Kareem Adekunle by beating him with fist blow all over his body which caused him pains.

He added that the offence contravened Section 351 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2019.

The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to one-count charge of assault.

The Defence Counsel, Mr Kanmi Adetunji, applied for the bail of the defendants in most Liberal term.

Adetunji pledged that his clients would not jump bail, if granted just as he assured the court that reliable sureties would stand for them.

Magistrate Muhibah Olatunji granted bail to the accused persons in the sum of N200,000 with one surety each in like sum.

Olatunji added that the sureties must presents three-year tax clearance certificate, their houses to be verified by the Prosecutor as well as presentation of three recent passport photographs each to the court.

She adjourned the case until Jan 17, 2020 for hearing.

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