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March 3, 2024

Court remands man for allegedly disobeying court supremacy

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By Joshua Oladipo

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun , on Monday , ordered the remand of Alawode Ridwan , 22, popularly called “Rado” in Ilesa Correctional center over alleged disobedient to court supremacy .

Ridwan pleaded not guilty to a count charge of contempt against him.

The Magistrate, Dr Olusegun Ayilara, had ordered the remand of the defendant due to the magnitude of the alleged offence committed.

Ayilara adjourned the case until to Feb. 27 for hearing.

The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Kayode Adeoye told the court that the defendant committed the offence sometimes between the months of July 22, 2022 and Jan. 27, 2023 for not appearing in court for his case.

Adeoye said several attempt to arrest the defendant proved abortive, until he was tracked by the intelligence unit of the Osun Police command and brought to the court.

He said the offence contravened sections 133 (9) of the criminal code cap 34 vol. 11, laws of Osun, 2002.

The defendant has no legal representation when his case was called by the court clerk. (NAN)(www.nannews.ng)

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Edited by Joseph Edeh

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