37-year-old man, Imole Ridwan in court for allegedly assaulting FERMA official

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37-year-old man, Imole Ridwan in court for allegedly assaulting FERMA official

Man in court for allegedly assaulting FERMA official 0 9 Share Man in court for allegedly assaulting FERMA official The Police on Monday arraigned a 37-year-old man, Imole Ridwan, before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun, for allegedly assaulting a member of staff of the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA).

The defendant, whose residential address was not given, is charged with a three-count charge bothering on conspiracy, assault, and intent to steal.

The prosecutor, Mr. A. Ademodi told the court that the defendant committed the offenses on 26 February at the Ila-Orangun Local Government (LG), Secretariat, Osun.

Ademodi alleged that the defendant had assaulted one Saheed Adebayo, a member of staff of FERMA while on his lawful duty at Ila-Orangun.

He told the court that the defendant, who also threatened other staff of the agency, allegedly attempted to steal N1.5 million from them during the attack.

The prosecution alleged that the chaotic scene created by the defendant led to a breach of public peace before the intervention of the police.

Ademodi said that the offenses contravened Sections 516, 406, and 355 of the Criminal Code, Cap 34 Vol. 11, Laws of Osun, 2002.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges while his lawyer, Mr. Jimmy Jones, prayed the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms.http://nannews.com  The magistrate, Mr. A. Adebayo granted the defendant bail in the sum of N500,000 with one surety in the like sum.

Man in court for allegedly assaulting FERMA official

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