Man in court for allegedly beating son with cable wire


A 52-year-old father, Olusanyo Olayinka, was today arraigned before an Ota Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State for allegedly beating and injuring his son with a cable-wire.

The accused, a resident of No.3 Ejio Road, Ariybayo, Ifo, was arraigned on a one-count charge of assault, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told the court that the accused committed the offence on July 3 at about 10:00am at his residence. Gbesi said the accused assaulted his son with a cable wire and inflicted several injuries on his back. He said the offence contravened Section 338(1) of the Criminal Code, Law of Ogun, 2006.

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The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge. Senior Magistrate S.O. Banwo, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

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