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A 31-year-old man, Abdulwaheed Adelani was arraigned at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday for alleged breach of peace by pasting someone’s picture and labelling him as a terrorist.

The prosecutor, Police Inspector Clifford Ogu, told the court that the accused, a trader who lives at 35, Adebayo St., Alakuko, a suburb of Lagos committed the offence on July, 14 at his residence.

“The accused took to social media and pasted the complainant’s picture, Mr Akeem Oladele, telling the public that he is a terrorist,’’ he said.

Ogu told the court that a fight consequently ensued between the accused and the complainant.

Adelani pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Taiwo Akanni granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.

She adjourned the case to Sept. 5 for trial.

Author: Cerebral Lemon