A 30-year-old man, Kinsley Ejiogu, appeared in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, charged with causing breach of public peace by threatening to kill his father.
Ejiogu, a resident of No. 21, Adisatu Str., Sari Iganmu, Lagos, had pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of breach of peace and assault.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs M.I. Dan-Oni, in her ruling, granted bail to him in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.
Dan-Oni said the surety must be a blood relation of the accused with verifiable address and show evidence of tax payment.
The court adjourned the case till Sept. 20 for mention.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Christopher Okoliko, told the court that the accused committed the offences at No. 21, Adisatu Str., Sari Iganmu, Lagos, on Sept. 3.
He said the father of the accused, Sabastine Ejiogu, came to the station to report that his son threatened to kill him with a dangerous weapon.
“And he also assaulted his younger brother, Anthony, who accused the defendant of stealing his father’s money by giving him several fist blows on his chest,“ he said.
Okoliko said that the offences contravened sections 166(D) and 170 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2011.