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Man On Trial For Killing Bats On OAU Campus

A 40-year-old man was on Tuesday dragged before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun State for allegedly trespassing into the premises of Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU) in Ile-Ife to kill bats.

Femi Afolabi was charged with breach of public peace and trespass to which he pleaded not guilty.

The Prosecution Counsel, Sgt Adewale Adesina, told the court that the defendant committed the offense on Jan 13 at 9 a.m. at OAU.

The case was adjourned until Feb 11 . The Magistrate, Mrs. Muhibah Olatunji, granted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety .

Olatunji ordered that the surety must swear to an affidavit of means and reside within the court’s jurisdiction.

She added that the surety should show evidence of three years of tax payment to the Osun State Government.





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