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Ondo Motorcyclist Charged with Threatening Father’s Life in Bizarre Incident

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Tope Oladiji, a 39-year-old motorcyclist, has found himself in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo town, facing an unusual charge of allegedly threatening to kill his father using a cutlass. The singular count of offense was brought against Oladiji by Police Prosecutor Iyabo Omolara, who claimed the incident took place on October 28, 2022, at Holy Trinity Italuowo, Ondo, within the Ondo Magisterial District.

The charge sheet reads, “That you, Tope Oladiji on October 28, 2022, at about midnight at Holy Trinity Italuowo, Ondo, in the Ondo Magisterial District did threaten the life of one Kolawole Oladiji with a cutlass and thereby committed an offense contrary to and punishable under Section 86(2) of the Criminal Code, Cap 37, Volume 1, Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.”Oladiji entered a plea of not guilty when the charges were presented.

Omolara conveyed her intent to call two witnesses during the trial and requested time to thoroughly examine the case file. Interestingly, Oladiji lacked legal representation during the court appearance.

The presiding Magistrate, Mrs. Toyin Olowookere, granted Oladiji bail in the amount of N50,000, with a requirement for one surety posting a similar amount. The surety must be a resident within the jurisdiction and provide a photocopy of a valid ID card.

This unusual case raises questions about the circumstances surrounding the alleged threat and the factors leading up to the bizarre incident.

Source: [Vanguard]

 

 

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