Senator Kashamu Won’t Take It Lightly With You If You Call Him A Drug Baron Or Jail Breaker….

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A 44-year-old man, Deji Babington-Asaye, was today arraigned
before the Chief Magistrate’s Court in Abeokuta for calling the senator
representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, “a drug baron and jail breaker” on
WhatsApp group.
The prosecuting counsel, told the court that the accused
committed the offence between March 13 and 14 at about 2:30pm at Ogere, Remo in
Ogun State magistrate district.
He said the accused, a member of the opposition Peoples
Democratic Party, made the comments on a party support group on WhatsApp.
The prosecutor said the accused engaged in an act that
threatens the peace of the state by insulting a federal lawmaker in the group
tagged “PDP March to Victory”.

According to him, the accused called Mr. Kashamu a “drug
baron and jail breaker”, and also challenged the senator to go to United States
of America and clear this name.
The prosecutor said Mr. Babington-Asaye committed an offence
contrary to and punishable under section 249 (d) of the Criminal Code Cap 29
Vol.11 laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2006.
The accused however pleaded not guilty to the one-count
charge of breaching public peace preferred against him.
The defense counsel, Bola Oluwole, said the offence was
bailable and asked the court to grant his client bail.
The chief magistrate, Oriyomi Ogunfowora, therefore granted
the accused bail in the sum of N250, 000 with two sureties in like sum. The
court adjourned the matter till March 30.

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