Police Arraign Lawyer Over Alleged Threat To Kill Kashamu |


Police in Lagos on Wednesday arraigned a lawyer, Bayo Adedokun, for allegedly threatening to kill Senator Buruji Kashamu and Muniru Ogunleye over land disagreement.

Mr Adedokun, 30, whose address was not given, denied charges of conspiracy, attempted murder, and conduct likely to cause breach of peace.

Police prosecutor, Steven Molo, told the court that the defendant allegedly committed the offence in August at Ogombo village in Eti-Osa area of Lagos.

Mr Molo alleged that the defendant hired 10 thugs to kill the complainants, claiming that a portion of land they were occupying belonged to his family.

He said the defendant conducted himself in a manner likely to cause breach of peace.

The prosecutor said the alleged offence contravenes the provisions of sections 56(a), 168(d), 230(1) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.Magistrate O.O. Oshin admitted the defendant to bail on self-recognition and ordered him to deposit his certificate of Call to Bar to the court.

Oshin adjourned the case until November 14 for mention.

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