The Police on Friday arraigned husband and spouse, Asaolu Sheu (65) and Asaolu Jemilat (45), earlier than an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court docket over alleged possession of Indian hemp.
NAN reviews that the defendants, of unknown addresses, are dealing with a cost of unlawful possession of Indian hemp.
The prosecutor, Insp Oriyomi Akinwale, instructed the courtroom that the defendants dedicated the offence on Jan. 14 at about 2:00 p.m in Igbara-Odo Ekiti.
Akinwale alleged that the defendants had of their possession a big amount of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp.
He mentioned that the offence contravened Part 5(b) of the Indian Hemp Act 1966.
The prosecutor requested the courtroom for an adjournment to allow him research the case file and assemble his witnesses.
The defendants, nonetheless, pleaded not responsible as their counsel, Mr Joseph Oguntuase, urged the courtroom to grant his shoppers bail, with a promise that they’d not bounce bail.
The Chief Justice of the Peace, Mrs Adefumike Anoma, granted the defendants bail within the sum of N100,000 with one surety every in like sum.
She adjourned the case until Feb. 25 for listening to.
In a associated matter, the prosecutor instructed the courtroom that the defendants dedicated one other offence in Igbara-Odo by conspiring amongst themselves to commit felony and arson of a dwelling home belonging to at least one Ilesanmi household.
Akinwale mentioned the offences contravened Sections 516 and 443 of the Felony Code, Legal guidelines of Ekiti State, 2012.
The prosecutor urged the courtroom to remand the defendants within the Correctional centre pending authorized recommendation from the workplace of Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).
The plea of the defendants was not taken, as their counsel, Mr Joseph Oguntuase urged the courtroom to grant them bail, with a promise that they’d not bounce bail.
Chief Justice of the Peace Anoma granted bail to the defendants within the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.
She adjourned the case till Feb. 25 for point out