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Alleged forgery: Detained Ogun PDP stalwarts get bail

BY CALEB AYANSINA

ABUJA-An Abuja Magistrate Court, yesterday, granted bail to detained Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP stalwarts, who were arraigned by the police for forging Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC form CF004.

Chief Magistrate Oyewumi Oyebola in her ruling, admitted them to bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum, one of whom must be a civil servant not below grade level 8.

The surety must produce  letter of appointment, last promotion letter and a covering letter from the head of the department. The two sureties must have a fixed address and reside within the jurisdiction of the court.

Chief Dayo Soremi, Sodipo Semiu, Agbeja Olokun, Biodun Taiwo and Olufemi Dehinsilu were arraigned by the police for forgery and using as genuine forged documents, contrary to sections 79, 362, 364 and 366 of the Penal Code.

The complainant, Mr. Dave Salako, on March 14,  reported the accused to the Inspector General of Police,  accusing them of presenting fake documents to INEC to the effect that he had voluntarily given his candidature to one Oladipupo Adetutu.


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