Report on Interest

Lawyer dock over alleged plan to kill Sen. Kashamu

By News desk

A 30-year-old lawyer, Bayo Adedokun, has appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged plan to kill Senator Buruji Kashamu and  Muniru Ogunleye over land disagreement.

Adedokun, whose address was not given, is charged with four counts of conspiracy, attempted murder and conduct likely to cause breach of the peace.

Though,he pleaded not guilty, but the Prosecution Counsel, Inspector Steven Molo, told the court that the defendant committed the offence in August at Ogombo village in Eti-Osa area of Lagos State.

Molo , who alleged that the defendant hired 10 thugs to kill the complainants claiming that a portion of land they were occupying belonged to his family,added that the defendant conducted himself in a manner likely to cause breach of the peace.

The offence, according to him,contravenes the provisions of sections 56(a), 168(d), 230(1) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Magistrate O.O. Oshin admitted the defendant to bail on self recogintion  and ordered him to deposit his certificate of Call to Bar to the court.

Oshin adjourned the case until November 14 for mention.

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