FUOYE student caught with Indian hemp, gets N200,000 bail

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A 23 year old student of Federal University, Oye Ekiti, FUOYE, Ishola Oluwafemi, has appeared before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court over alleged possession of Indian hemp.

The police prosecutor, Insp. Johnson Okunade, told the Court that the student committed the offence on April 17 in Oye-Ekiti, alleging that the defendant was caught on the campus with five wraps of  Indian hemp by the university security officials who handed him over  to the police.

According to Okunade, the offence contravened Section 5 of the India Hemp  Act 2004.

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The prosecutor urged the court to adjourn the case to enable him study the  case file and present his witnesses.

The defendant pleaded not guilty.

But, counsel to the defendant, Mr. Tunde Olayemi, urged the court to grant him bail  with a promise that he would not jump bail.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr. Adesoji Adegboye, granted bail to the defendant  in the sum of N200,000 with one credible surety in like sum and adjourned the case  until May 24 for hearing.


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