Man arraigned for allegedly constituting public nuisance



The police in Ekiti on Friday arraigned a 25-year-old man, Ojo Adeniyi, for allegedly constituting public nuisance.

The defendant, who has no fixed address, is standing trial on a count charge of breach of the peace before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court.

The prosecutor, Insp Sodiq Adeniyi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Christmas Day at 05:00 p.m on Oke-Ofa Street in Ayegbaju-Ekiti.

Adeniyi told the court that the defendant conducted himself in a manner likely to cause breach of public peace by fighting with one Ojo Ayomide, the complaint.

According to him, the alleged offence contravenes Section 181(1) (d) of the Criminal Law of Ekiti State, 2021.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Franca Olaiya, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N20,000 with two sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case until Jan.19 for hearing.

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