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Libya Returnee Arraign In Court Over Alleged Destruction Of Public Properties

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A Libya returnee, Jude Ikuenobe, was on Wednesday arraigned at an Oredo Magistrate court 6, on alleged destruction of public properties and two other charges.

Ikuenobe who was arraigned before Magistrate V. E. Oyekpen court, pleaded not guilty to the three count charge.

According to the charge, Ikuenobe was alleged to have committed the offence at Museum ground, Ring Road Area of Benin, on March 12, 2018.

Aside the count of destruction of public properties, he was said to have conspired with others still at large, to cause malicious damage while the third count alleged the accused of breach of public peace.

The offence are punishable under section 249 and section 516 of C/C cap 48 Vol. II of Bendel State laws of 1976 now applicable in Edo State.

The magistrate however granted the accused bail of the sum of N80, 000 with a surety of likesum.

The magistrate subsequently adjourned the case to April 17, 2018.

The accused had on Monday stormed the venue of an empowerment program and disrupted the program.

Ikuenobe had accused the Edo State task force on Human Trafficking and illegal migration of bias.

 



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