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BUSINESSMAN IN COURT FOR ALLEGEDLY MAKING NOISE IN A POLICE STATION

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37-year-old businessman, Lawrence Atikekeresola, has on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly making a noise in a police station.

The defendant who is a resident of No. 5 Alaga St., Alakia, Isebo in Ibadan, was charged with a three counts bordering on breach of peace and misdemeanor, meanwhile, he pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The prosecution counsel, Insp Innocent Odugbo, had alleged that the defendant conducted himself in a manner likely to cause a breach of peace by making noise and disrupting the serene and peaceful atmosphere of the Ikeja station.

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According to Odugbo, the defendant threatened one Majeed Yahaya, adding that the offence contravened the provisions of sections 56 and 168(1) of the Criminal laws of Lagos State 2015.

Chief Magistrate S. K. Matepo admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N50, 000 bails with one surety in like sum.

Matepo ordered that the surety must be gainfully employed with an evidence of two years of tax payment to the Lagos State Government and reside within the court’s jurisdiction.

The case was then adjourned till Feb 10 2020.

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