By Bamidele Moses
Men of Osun State Police Command yesterday arraigned a 49-year-old fake medical doctor, Ponle Adesoji and his 52-year-old friend, Nurudeen Ganiyu, for allegedly cutting part of the body of one Afusat Sakari in an improper way.
The duo were arraigned on three count charge of conspiracy, assault and impersonation.
In a charge sheet made available to Indepednent revealed that the two accused persons conspired to commit the alleged offense by cutting part of the victim’s lip, part of her nose, pubic hair and her armpit hair.
The accused persons were said to have committed the alleged offense on April 6, 2016 at Tinuola clinic and maternity hospital, Osogbo.
The Police prosecutor, Mr. Mireti Wilson, said that the offense was contravened the provision of sections 517, 242 (1)(b) and 484, criminal code cap 34 Vol. 11, laws of Osun state, 2003.
The charge sheet reads in part: “that you Ponle Adesoji and Nurudeen Ganiyu, on the 6th day of April, 2016 at about 10.p.m at Tinuola clinic and maternity hospital did improperly or indecently interferes with the body of one Afusat Sakari by cutting part of her lip, part of her nose, pubic hair, armpit hair and her hair.
“That you Ponle Adesoji on or before 6th of April, 2016 with intent to defraud, falsely represent yourself to be a medical doctor and operate a hospital know as Tinuola clinic and maternity hospital without license.
However, the two accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charges leveled against them.
Counsel to the accused persons, Mrs Praise Ofoyeju, urged the court to grant her clients bail in a liberal term, promising that they will not jump bail, if granted bail.
Magistrate Olusola Aluko, subsequently granted the two accused persons bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Magistrate Aluko added that one of the sureties must be a civil servant with a minimum of Grade Level 4.
He thereby adjourned the case to May 17, 2016, for hearing.