Crime Watch

Police charges two men to court for alleged disturbance of peace

The Ogun state police command have arraigned two men, Wale Fatai, 32 and Oyemomilara Deji, 25 in Ota Magistrate’s Court, for allegedly disturbing public peace.

The defendants were charged with three-counts of breach of peace, conspiracy and threat t life.

Fatai and Deji, however, pleaded not guilty.

Prosecution counsel, E.O Adaraloye, told the court that the accused and others still at large committed the offences on March 23 at about 10:30pm at the Aparadiga area of Itele-Awori, Ota.

Adaraloye said the two men, alongside their accomplices, conspired to conduct themselves in a manner likely to cause a breach of peace by constituting a nuisance in the community.

He said that they also threatened the life of the Chairman, Olaoluwa Community Development Area (CDA), Mr Nurudeen.

The prosecutor said the offences contravened the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

The Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Adeyemi, admitted each of the defendants to N100,000 bail with one surety in like sum.

Adeyemi ordered that the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and be gainfully employed with evidence of tax payment to the Ogun State government.

She adjourned the case until June 26 for further hearing.