Two individuals have been remanded by an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court docket for allegedly assaulting a police officer whereas performing his lawful obligation.
The accused individuals; Omotayo Damilola, 24 and Lekan Aderibigbe, 25.
The duo allegedly dedicated the offence on March 21, 2021, round 9:00 am. at Oniyangi space in Ile-Ife.
The Prosecutor, Inspector Sunday Osanyintuyi, informed the court docket that the accused individuals conspired amongst themselves to commit felony to wit: severe assault and wilful harm.
He added that the duo carried out themselves in a way prone to trigger breach of public peace by preventing the police officer performing his lawful obligation.
The prosecutor mentioned that the accused individuals assaulted Inspector Nkwa Sabastine by holding and tearing his uniform whereas performing his lawful obligation.
He said additional that the accused individuals willfully broken a police automobile, with registration quantity: NPF 9294 C, by breaking its windscreen.
He defined that the accused individuals additionally belonged to a secret society known as Aye confraternity and had been disturbing the peaceable ambiance of Ile-Ife.
He added that that they had of their possession one bag of substance suspected to be Indian hemp, which they have been smoking.
In response to him, the offences contravened Sections 5, 62(A), 249(D), 356(3), 451 and 516 of the Legal Code, Legal guidelines of Osun, 2002.
The accused pleaded not responsible to the seven-count cost of conspiracy, assault, harm, breach of peace, obstruction, possession of Indian hemp and membership of a secret cult.
The Defence Counsel, Mr Samuel Obi, urged the court docket to grant his purchasers bail in essentially the most liberal time period, assuring that they’d not soar bail however would offer dependable sureties.
Justice of the Peace Abiona Adebayo declined the bail utility and ordered that the accused individuals be remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre.
The case was adjourned until April 15, for listening to.