Judiciary

Osun Court Remands Septuagenarian For Impersonation

Osun State Magistrate’s Court sitting in Osogbo has ordered the remand of a 79 years old man, Okoye Charles in Ilesha Prison for allegedly impersonation. Police prosecutor, Inspector Adeoye Kayode alleged that the accused, Okoye Charles falsely presented himself as an Assistance Commissioner of Police  when he visited the Dugbe Police station in Osogbo,where he harassed officers on duty to allow him see the DPO.
The Prosecutor also Stated that the defendant made the false pretense in other to get free accommodation at dugbe.
However the defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him by the police 
The offence according to the charge sheet, was contrary to section 484(d),249(d)and 484 of the criminal code cap 34 Vol ll; law of osun state, 2002.  
The presiding magistrate, Mr Ishola Omishade, refused to grant him bail and ordered that the defendant be remanded in Ilesa prison and adjourned the case to March 1, 2021.

Adenitan Akinola

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