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2 brothers arraigned for beating up IBEDC staff in Osun



siblings beat up ibedc staff

Two brothers, Yinka, 40, and Ayodele Adewuyi, 33, were on Monday arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife for beating up an official of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company.

The police prosecutor, Emmanuel Abdullahi, said the defendants committed the offence on November 11, 2019, around 10.30 am at the Titilope Sawmill, Ita-Osa, Ondo Road, Ile-Ife.

According to him, the defendants assaulted the IBEDC staff, Kareem Adekunle, while performing his lawful duty.

Abdullahi said Adekunle suffered pain all over his body as a result of the beating, adding that the actions of the defendants contravened Section 351 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun State, 2019.

The defendants pleaded not guilty to the one count of assault preferred against them.

Kanmi Adetunji, who represented the defendants, applied for their bail with a pledge that they would provide reliable sureties.

Ruling on the application, Magistrate Muhibah Olatunji admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N200,000 with one surety each in like sum.

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