5 men in court for allegedly smoking hemp, fighting in public


5 men in court for allegedly smoking hemp, fighting in publicMy husband tried to poison me, woman seeking divorce tells courtFive men on Wednesday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun for allegedly smoking hemp in public.

The police charged Popoola Idris, 21; Efikioyha Tunwemi,26; Akanji Jimoh,30; Omodewu Monday,36 and Akinwandi Nureni,28, whose addresses were not provided with two count of conspiracy, constituting nuisance  and smoking hemp in public.

The prosecution counsel, Insp Emmanuel Adaraloye, told the court that the defendants and others, at large, committed the offence on Jan. 27,2021 at about 11.55 p.m. in Ijoko area in Ota.

See also  Divorce: Court advises couple to explore out of court settlement

Adaraloye said the defendants smoked dried weed, suspected to be cannabis and fought in public in the community.

READ ALSO: Woman, 38, faces N1.3m land fraud in Ogun

He added that they also created fear in the minds of members of the community, by conducting themselves in a manner likely to cause breach of peace.

See also  JUST IN!!! 17 Year Old In Court For Threatening Mother’s Life

After the charge was read to them, they pleaded not guilty.

Magistrate A.O. Adeyemi admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N50,000 each with one surety each in like sum.

Adeyemi ordered that the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and be gainfully employed with evidence of tax payment to Ogun Government.

See also  Court says Maina’s request to summon witnesses was done in haste

The magistrate adjourned the matter until Feb.9 for further hearing.(NAN)

Vanguard News Nigeria

The post 5 men in court for allegedly smoking hemp, fighting in public appeared first on Vanguard News.


Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply