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Man arraigned for unlawful possession of pump-action gun in Osun

By Nofisat Marindoti, The Nigerian Voice, Osogbo
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A 30-year-old man, Olarewaju Adesina was on Friday arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrate court in Osun State for unlawfully possession of one pump- action gun.

Prosecutor, Elisha Olusegun told the court that the accused person committed the offence on the 19 of October, 2017 at delightful gold hotel, Ido Osun.

Elisha said the accused person committed had in his possession one pump-action gun which he could not give a satisfactory account of.

The Prosecutor argued that the offence contravened section 4 and 27(1)(b)(i) of the Firearms Act Cap 28, laws of the federation of Nigeria 2004.

The accused however pleaded not guilty to the count charge read against him AMD his counsel, Barrister Adeyinka Dada, prayed the court to grant her client bail in the most liberal terms.

In his ruling , Magistrate Ashiru Ayeni, granted the accused person bail of N100,000 with one surety in like and adjourned the case till December 15, 2017.