The Nigerian police have arraigned one Opeyemi Popoola and Idowu Salami on Monday in Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for allegedly beating a police officer and threatening to kill him.
The men and others yet to be apprehended were also accused of attacking an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Adewale Adeleke, at his duty post in Oja Oba police station, Osogbo, The PUNCH reports.
The prosecutor, Razaq Olayiwola, had informed the court that the men had been previously arraigned on September 10, 2020.
Olayiwola, who said the two men and others, yet to be arrested, had between 8th and 9th September 2020, at Oja-Oba Police Station, attacked the police ASP and beat him up, also said the defendants also stole four pieces of men underwear from a trader, Francis Ezewere and threatened to kill him.
The offences were said to be contrary to and punishable under Sections 516, 390(9), 356(5), 86(1) and 451 of criminal code cap 34 Vol. II laws Of Osun state of Nigeria, 2002.
The defendants pleaded not guilty to the six counts pressed against them by the police.
Mr. Kehinde Adepoju, who had earlier announced an appearance for the defendants, urged the court to sustain the bail enjoyed by the two men and the prosecutor did not oppose the application.
The magistrate, Mr. Asimiyu Adebayo, ruled that the defendants should continue to enjoy conditions of their previous bail, and adjourned the matter till Wednesday, September 8, 2021 for a hearing.
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