The police on Tuesday arraigned a 23-year-old applicant, Ojo Rotimi, in a Modakeke Magistrates Court in Osun for allegedly abducting a trader.
Rotimi is charged with abduction.
The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Ona Glory, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Aug 28, around 4 p.m. at the Cooperative area, in Ife East Area, Modakeke-Ife.
The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 509 of the Criminal Code Law of Osun.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Defence Counsel, Mr Samuel Obi,prayed the court to admit his client to bail in most Liberal term, adding that the defendant would not jump bail and would provide responsible sureties.
Magistrate Olukunle Owolawi admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
Owolawi ordered that the sureties must swear to an affidavit of means and must reside within the courts jurisdiction.
He adjourned the case until Sept 30, for hearing. (NAN)
Author: Agency Reporter