Two men docked for allegedly cutting a student’s hand wrist over argument

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[Osun]–Two men were arraigned on Tuesday at Osogbo magistrate court, in Osun State for allegedly using saw blade to cut the left hand wrist of Matthew Ifeoluwa, an undergraduate over an argument.

The two accused identify as Lateef Akintunde 26 and Adedokun were alleged on a three count charge bearing on felony to wit Assault.

It was gathered that the duo  who worked in a hotel had a little argument with Matthew Ifeoluwa( the Complainant son) which resulted in an argument. The duo in the process took saw blade and cut the left hand wrist  of the Complainant.

The prosecutor Inspector Oladoye Joshua told the court that the duo committed the offense on 10th of August 2017 at about 12.15pm at church area Street in Osogbo.

He said the two accused person conspired to commit felony to wit Assault.

Joshua explained that the duo beat the Complainant’s son  with fist blow and used  saw blade to cut the left hand wrist of Ifeoluwa who is an under graduate seeking admission in higher institution.

He added that the offense committed by the duo contravene section 516 (a),  section 351 and section 355 of the criminal code cap 34 volume 11.laws of Osun State 2003.

The duo pleaded not guilty to all the three count charge preferred against them.

The defense counsel, Mr Okobe Najite applied for his client bail in the most liberal and affordable terms. He confirmed that the two accused person had agreed to settle the Complainant.

He also explained  that  the duo  has paid part of the hospital bill to the Complainant and effort is ongoing to balance the money.

The magistrate, Chief Ashiru Ayeni granted the duo bail in the sum of 50,00 with one surety in the like sum.

He thereby adjourned the case to October 16 for mention.




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