Landlord arraigned for breaking into tenant's room in Osun

Landlord arraigned for breaking into tenant's room in Osun
A landlord, Adebayo Cosmos, who al­legedly broke into his tenant’s room in his absence, was on Wednes­day brought before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun.
The 50-year-old is fac­ing a three-count charge of conspiracy, house­breaking and forceful en­try.
The Prosecutor, Insp. Monday Ojiezele, told the court that the accused committed the offences on April 7 at Parakin area of Ile-Ife.
Ojiezele said the ac­cused conspired with a man, still at large, to break into the apartment of Leke Babasanya, a tenant, by destroying the padlock with the intent to commit felony.
The offence contra­vened Sections 410, 411 (1), 451 and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002.
Counsel to the accused, Mr Johnson Williams, urged the court to grant him bail on liberal terms, saying he would not jump bail.
In his ruling, Magistrate Olalekan Ijiyode granted the accused bail in the sum of N50, 000 with one surety in like sum.
Ijiyode said the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and also provide two recent passport-size photo­graphs. He adjourned the case until May 24 for hearing.-The Authority


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