Police arraign man for allegedly breaching Lagos community peace
Inspector General of Police (IGP) has arraigned Ganiyu Aminu before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Yaba, for allegedly conspiring to disturb the peace of Ayobo Community, in Lagos.
Aminu was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Adeola Olatunbosun for allegedly conducting himself in a disorderly manner, which caused the people of the neighbourhood to be in apprehension of reasonable fear.
While arraigning the defendant, the prosecuting counsel, Mr. Morufu Animashaun told the court that the defendant forcefully entered at 34, Ferguson Osagie Street, Ayobo, without lawful permission.
Animashaun also told the court that Aminu entered the property managed by one Hassan Alli on behalf of the Soremekun family in Ayobo without lawful permission and injured Alli on his toe.
His offence, according to Animashaun, was contrary to Section 412, 44, 52 and 173 of the Criminal Law Cap C17 Vol.3 Laws of Lagos State 2015.
The offence also contravened provisions of Section 168 (d) of the Criminal Law Ch. C17 Vol. 3 Laws of Lagos State 2015 and punishable under Section 168 (2) of the Criminal Law Ch. C17 Vol. 3 Laws of Lagos State 2015.
Following his plea of not guilty to the four-count charge preferred against him, Magistrate Olatunbosun granted him bail of N500,000.00 in like sum with two sureties.
The court ordered that one of the sureties must be a landowner within the jurisdiction of the court, while the sureties must provide three years tax clearance.
The Chief Magistrate further ordered that addresses of the sureties must be verified by the prosecution and subsequently adjourned the case to January 16, 2023.