Drugs

Lagos , March 27, 2019 A baker, Salami Ahmed, 31, on Wednesday appeared in  an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly being in possession of Marijuana.

The police charged Ahmed, who resides in No. 6, Balogun St., Orile-Agege, Lagos, with two counts of being in possession of marijuana and breach of peace.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Ishola Samuel, told the court that Ahmed committed the offences on Dec. 13, 2018 at No 11, Oyenuga St., Agege, Lagos.

Samuel alleged that Ahmed also conducted himself in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by smoking the marijuana and disturbing the peace.

He noted that the offences  contravened Sections 327 and 168 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate, Mrs A.I. Abina, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N5,000 with one surety in like sum.

She adjourned the case until April 11 for hearing.