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Portable Regains Freedom After Meeting Bail Conditions



Controversial singer, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as ‘Portable’ has been released from the Ilaro Correctional Centre following the perfection of his bail conditions.

CityMirrorNews gathered that and “Zaa Zuu Zee” crooner, who was brought into the facility around 3pm on Monday was released at about 6pm after his bail bond was presented to the authority at the Ilaro Correctional facility.

Portable was earlier remanded in the Correctional facility following his failure to meet up with bail conditions by an Ifo Magistrate Court, sitting in Ifo local government area of Ogun State.

The singer was arraigned before the Court on two different cases which bothered on stealing and assault with charge number 192c/2023 and 191c/2023.
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While he was arraigned on a five-count charge on case number 191c/2023, however pleaded not guilty to the charges before Chief Magistrate Aliyu Shoneye of an Ogun State Chief Magistrate Court.

Delivering his ruling on application for bail made by his counsel, the presiding magistrate admitted the accused to bail on N300, 000 with two sureties in the like sum in the case which bothered on stealing.

In the other case, which bothered on assault, the court granted the accused bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in the like sum.

One of the sureties in the two cases, according to the Magistrate, must be a civil servant and the other, a family member, all of whom must be residents within the jurisdiction of the court.

The court, however, ruled that the defendant be transferred to the Ilaro Correctional Centre pending the fulfillment of the bail conditions.

The cases were however adjourned till 26th of April for the commencement of trial.

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