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Two Fake Soldiers Arrested In Osun, Arraigned In Court



By Nafisat Arogundade, Osogbo

Osun State police command on Tuesday arraigned two fake soldiers, Abolaji Gabriel (35) snd Samuel Mathew (20) before an Osun Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo over alleged Impersonation

Police prosecutor, Inspector Elisha Olusegu told the court that the suspects committed the offence on August 16 ,2020 at about 10:00pm at old garage area, Osogbo

Elisha alleged that the defendants did commit felony to wit unlawful possession and wearing of complete Nigeria Army uniform.

He further informed the court that the accused did attempt to commit felony to wit robbery

The prosecutor stated that the offence committed by the suspects contravened Section 516,109,428(d)and 599 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol ll Law of Osun state 2002.

However, the accused pleaded not guilty to the allegations slammed against them.

Defence Counsel, Chief Bola Abimbola Ige applied for the bail of the accused persons in most liberal term, promising that they will provide reliable sureties and will not jump bail.

In his ruling, Magistrate Abayomi Ajala granted the accused persons bail in the sum of N100,000 each with one surety in like sum.

He, thereafter, adjourned the case till September 29,2020 for hearing

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