Two Suspects Were Arrested During School Hours For Smoking Weed

Two suspects have been arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State for allegedly threatening the peace in a secondary school in the state and smoking Indian hemp during school hours.

The accused persons, Hamzat Hammed, 23 and Oke Odunayo, 36, were said to have committed the offence alongside one other suspect, now at large on December 9, 2016 at about 12noon.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Fagboyinbo Abiodun, informed the court that the accused persons, while at the Christ Africa Middle School, Africa area in Osogbo, conducted themselves in a manner capable of breaching public peace by smoking Indian hemp in the school, when students when still within the school premises.

The suspects also allegedly assaulted one Azeez Olaoluwa making him sustain fracture on his left arm, after smoking Indian hemp on the same day, time and place.

Both accused persons pleaded not guilty to the three count-charge bearing on conspiracy, breach of public peace and assault leveled against them by the Police.

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Their counsels applied for their bail, saying the law presumed them innocent of the offence until proved contrary by the prosecution at the final determination of the matter.

The presiding judge, Magistrate Olusola Aluko, granted the bail application in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties each in the same amount.

He adjourned the matter till February 17, 2017 for hearing.
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