Two suspects, Odewale Jamiu (38) and Fatai Saheed (52) were on Tuesday in Lagos brought to court over allegations of assault on staff of Ikeja Electric.
The matter was assigned to Court 4A. The Magistrate in court 4A was not available, therefore the Magistrate in Court 5 arraigned & granted them bail.
Evelyn Ehiemua was for the Prosecution. Lawrence Irabor with M.E. Isiekwene and A.A Aribisala for the Defendants. Adewale Sontan held watching brief for the nominal complainant-Ikeja Electric.
Gbenga Omotosho the staff who was attacked was present in court. Prosecution intends to call seven witnesses.
The Defendants were arraigned on a four count charge bordering on assault and breach of peace. They pleaded not guilty to the charges against them. They were admitted to bail in the sum of N250,000 with 2 sureties, one must be a blood relation, proof of 3 years tax payment to Lagos State, LASSRA Registration and address to be verified.
The matter was adjourned to 15 November 2022 for mention.