The sports category has moved to a new website.
ADVERTISEMENT

Man, 20, arraigned for allegedly brandishing gun in public

Akinpelu said Adebiyi who was in the company of others still at large, publicly brandished the gun with the intention to cause fear and panic.

Court gavel

Adebiyi, whose address is unknown, is being tried for a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, unlawful possession and breach of public peace.

Police Prosecutor Ibijoke Akinpelu told the court that the accused committed the offences on March 24 at about 12.22 a.m. at Tafawa Balewa Crescent, Surulere, Lagos.

She said residents, who were uncomfortable with Adebiyi’s conduct, reported the incident at the police station.

ADVERTISEMENT

According to her, the conduct is likely to cause a breach of peace.

The offences contravened Sections 51, 168, 298 (3) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).

The Chief Magistrate, Mr P. A. Ojo, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.

He adjourned the case until June 12 for trial.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Blog: Journalist thrown out of moving police vehicle in Nairobi CBD
Live

Blog: Journalist thrown out of moving police vehicle in Nairobi CBD

Win for M-PESA users as gov't drops several tax proposals on Finance Bill 2024

Win for M-PESA users as gov't drops several tax proposals on Finance Bill 2024

Kenyans share tips on how to identify undercover police officers during protests

Kenyans share tips on how to identify undercover police officers during protests

Why MPs won't vote for Finance Bill 2024 on Tuesday

Why MPs won't vote for Finance Bill 2024 on Tuesday

Monica Kivuti's Biography: Career profile, community work, husband & 3 kids

Monica Kivuti's Biography: Career profile, community work, husband & 3 kids

Tale of commander who killed magistrate: Health struggles, 3 wives & harassment claims

Tale of commander who killed magistrate: Health struggles, 3 wives & harassment claims

Family reveals what killed Jowie Irungu's father as legal team gives way forward

Family reveals what killed Jowie Irungu's father as legal team gives way forward

Rachel Ruto reveals how she teamed up with Ruto to solve crisis through divine intervention

Rachel Ruto reveals how she teamed up with Ruto to solve crisis through divine intervention

Charlene Ruto, Waiguru & Lynn Ngugi dazzle at the East Africa Women of Excellence Awards

Charlene Ruto, Waiguru & Lynn Ngugi dazzle at the East Africa Women of Excellence Awards

ADVERTISEMENT