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Man,43, faces trial over alleged assault



A 43-year-old man, Sobowale Adetayo, on Monday, appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly assaulting a fellow man.

The defendant, whose address was not provided, was charged with one count of conduct likely to cause breach of peace.

When the charge was read to him, he pleaded not guilty.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Mary Ajiteru, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on June 7, about 5:30 p.m. at Ayanusi Estate in Ikorodu.

Ajiteru alleged that the defendant conduct himself in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by attacking some executive members of Ayanusi Estate.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened Sections 168 (D) of Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).

The Magistrate, Mr O.M Dawodu, granted the defendant bail with N50, 000 and two sureties in like sum.

He adjourned the case till July 11 for mention.


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