The police, on Wednesday, arraigned a 58-year-old driver, Okuchukwu Oputa, earlier than an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Courtroom for allegedly abducting his daughter from his estranged spouse.
The defendant, whose handle was not given, is dealing with a three-count cost of conspiracy, breach of peace and abduction.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that the defendant pleaded not responsible to the cost.
The Police Prosecutor, ASP. Ezekiel Ayorinde, stated that the defendant allegedly conspired with others to abduct his seven-year-old daughter from the custody of her mom with out her consent.
Ayorinde instructed the court docket that the defendant additionally performed himself in a way more likely to trigger a breach of peace by threatening one Mrs Chinwe Udeze, when she referred to as to seek out out concerning the whereabouts and wellbeing of her daughter.
The prosecutor stated that the defendant dedicated the offences someday in June 2014, at No. 95 Baale Avenue, Orile-Iganmu, Lagos.
“The complainant left the defendant’s home attributable to home violence, which led to the kidnapping of the kid,” he stated.
Ayorinde stated that the offences violated Sections 168, 268 and 411 of the Prison Legal guidelines of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).
NAN reviews that the punishment for conspiracy for a convicted offender is seven years imprisonment, whereas offences of breach of peace and abduction entice two years and 6 months respectively.
The Chief Justice of the Peace, Mrs B. O. Osunsemi, admitted the defendant to a N100,000 bail, with two sureties in like sum.
She ordered that the sureties have to be gainfully employed and should present proof of two years’ tax fee to the Lagos State authorities.
Osunsemi, thereafter, adjourned the case until Jan. 13 for listening to.