Ogun Court Jails Student For Harrassing Teacher

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a twenty year-old secondary school student, Segun Dosumu, to three weeks imprisonment with hard labour, for threatening to kill his teacher.

Segun Dosumu, who leaves at Iboro Yewa area of Ogun state had pleaded guilty to the charge when appeared in Court.

The Magistrate, Mr Sotayo on reviewing the charge convicted the accused of the charge.

He said that besides the admission of guilt, all the evidences presented in court had proven beyond reasonable doubt that the convict was guilty of the offence as charged.

The magistrate sentenced him to three weeks in the correctional centre with hard labour.

The sentence however has  an option of two hundred thousand naira fine.

Earlier while reviewing the facts of the case the Prosecutor, Mr. Wale Diyaolu had told the court that the defendant committed the offence at Eyinni Comprehensive High School, Iboro, Yewa North of Ogun.

He said that the convict, a Senior Secondary three student threatened to kill his teacher with a bottle.

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 86 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun 2006.

Wale Oluokun

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