A 32 -year- outdated dealer, Gbemisola Obakpolor has been docked earlier than an Ore Chief Magistrates’ court docket in Ondo over the disappearance of a 14- year- outdated woman in her custody.
The woman recognized as Tosin Ajetomobi was deceitfully taken away from her mom, Rashidat Ajetomobi, by the accused in November 2022, at Newtown, Odigbo in Ore and has not been discovered since.
The Police Prosecutor, Gbenga Martins arraigned Obakpolor earlier than Chief Justice of the Peace O.A Omofolarin for taking Tosin away from the lawful custody of the mom beneath deceit to place her in school however failed to take action.
Within the one rely cost, Martins claimed that the accused couldn’t give an inexpensive account of Tosin’s whereabouts since she was taken away by Obakpolor.
The offence contravenes Part 362 of the Prison Code Cap 37, Quantity. 1 Legal guidelines of Ondo State of Nigeria 2006.
The defendant pleaded not responsible to the offence levelled towards her.
Martins, subsequently searched for an adjournment to allow him research the case file and collect his witnesses for trial.
The defence workforce led by B. D Adedugba, didn’t oppose the prosecutor’s software, however prayed the court docket to grant the accused particular person bail in most liberal phrases.
The prosecutor opposed the bail software made by the protection counsel, saying the defendant would abuse the privileged or run away, if finally granted bail.
Counsel to the complainant, Mr Jayeola Ogungbade urged the court docket to pay attention to the accused’s boasting that if the kid was not discovered, nothing will occur.
After listening to the submissions of counsels to each events, Chief Justice of the Peace O.A Omofolarin granted the prayer of the prosecutor and ordered the remand of the accused particular person within the Ondo feminine Correctional Centre.
She adjourned the case until Could 23,2023 for bail consideration.