Suspected kidnappers abduct Cross River Monarch

Three individuals have been remanded by an Osogbo Magistrates’ Courtroom for allegedly slapping a monarch, Alabudo of Abudo, Oba Morufudeen Olawale.

The accused individuals are: Tijani Wasiu, 35, Akangbe Tairu, 35 and Samad Mutairu 30.

The trio allegedly dedicated the offence on February 20, 2021, at Abudo village in Awo, Egbedore Native Authorities Space, Osun State.

The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Kayode Asanbe alleged that the trio carried out themselves in a fashion to trigger a breach of peace.

“They went to the palace of Alabudo to disturb labourers who’re working within the palace by appearing like a thug.

“The three accused individuals additionally assaulted Alabudo of Abudo, Oba Morufudeen Olawale in his palace by slapping and beating him with a cutlass,” he stated.

They have been arraigned on two counts, bordering on breach of public peace and assault.

The offences dedicated are opposite to and punishable beneath Sections 249 (D) and 351 of the Legal Code CAP. 34 Vol II. Legal guidelines of Osun State of Nigeria 2002.

Nevertheless, the accused individuals pleaded not responsible to the cost slammed towards them.

The protection counsel, A. O Okgi made an oral bail utility for his purchasers on essentially the most liberal time period, promising to supply dependable sureties.

The prosecutor opposed the bail utility saying, “It’s a nice insult on the normal establishment to slap a King and even beat him with a cutlass.”

The presiding Justice of the Peace, Mr Isola Omisade, ordered that the accused individuals be remanded at Ilesa Correctional Centre.

He adjourned the case until February 25, 2021, for ruling on bail.

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