Ado-Ekiti – A middle-aged man, Sunday Adesina, accused of threatening the life of his mother, was on Tuesday arraigned at an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court.
Adesina, charged with threat to life, was alleged to have threatened the life of his mother, Mrs Aina Faluyi, while armed with a cutlass and an axe.
The Police Prosecutor, Mr David Emmanuel, told the court that the accused committed the offence at about 7 a.m. on April 26 at Onala Area of Ado-Ekiti.
Emmanuel alleged that the accused unlawfully armed himself with a cutlass and axe with intent to harm his mother.
He also alleged that the accused damaged louvre glasses valued at N2, 280, property of one Samuel Faluyi, husband to the mother of the accused.
The prosecutor said that the offence contravened sections 80 and 451 of the Criminal Code, Cap C 16 Vol.1, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.
The Magistrate, Mrs Taiwo Ajibade, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N50,000 and two sureties each in like sum.
Ajibade ordered that one of the sureties must be one of the parents of the accused.
She adjourned the case until May 5. (NAN)