A Magistrate Court sitting in Lagos State has granted N250,000 bail to a 71-year-old man, Adeyemi Abayomi, who was arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for unleashing his canines on a feminine police inspector, Atim Umoh, inflicting her bodily hurt.
SaharaReporters had earlier reported in March 2021 that Abayomi allegedly ordered his canines to assault Umoh, who had gone to ask him to the police station for questioning.
It was gathered that Umoh had visited Adeyemi’s residence at 115, Itire Road, Surulere, Lagos to summon him to the station for illegally occupying the stated property however the latter ordered his canines to feed on her flesh.
The stated canines reportedly feasted on the officer by inflicting deep accidents after which she was rushed to an undisclosed hospital attributable to heavy bleeding and accidents sustained.
While she was taken to the hospital, the matter was reported to the police and Adeyemi was arrested.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, ordered that the person be arrested and brought to the State CIID for investigation, and prosecution, whereas his canines have been picked up by the police Dog Section (Ok-9) for additional motion.
He additionally ordered the police medical workforce of the command to watch the remedy and well being situations of the lady inspector who was recuperating.
Abayomi, after interrogation and having been discovered culpable, he was subsequently charged earlier than the Ebute Metta Magistrates Court over an try to kill the policewoman by ordering his canines to chew her.
He, nonetheless, pleaded not responsible. The prosecutor, Inspector Donny Raphael, requested the court docket to offer a brief date for listening to following the plea of the suspect, to allow the police to show he dedicated the alleged offence.
The Presiding Chief Magistrate, O. G. Oghre, granted Adeyemi bail within the sum of N250,000 with two sureties in like sum.
He has been remanded in Correctional Centre at Ikoyi, Lagos, pending when he’ll excellent his bail situations whereas the matter was adjourned to September 21, 2021.