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Man in court for alleged sex with a pig

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The Prosecution Counsel, Inspector Opeyemi Olagunju, told the court that on April 2, at about 4 p.m., at Elewi-Odo, Ibadan, the defendant allegedly had sex with a pig against the order of nature. He alleged that the defendant worked for Mrs Adenike Taiwo’s pig farm in Elewi-Odo area, Ibadan.

A 22-year-old man, Ayokunbi Olaniyi, Tuesday, appeared in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, Oyo State, for allegedly having sex with a pig. The police charged Olaniyi, who resides in Eleti-Odo area, Iwo Road, Ibadan, with one count of unnatural offence.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 214 (2) of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol. II, Laws of Oyo State 2000. The defendant pleaded not guilty to the offence. The Defence Counsel, Mr Mumin Jimoh, prayed the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms. According to him, the owner of the pig has forgiven the defendant. Chief Magistrate Olaide Amzat said: “If the owner has forgiven the defendant, has God forgiven him or the pig has forgiven him? “The law must take its cause”.

The Defence Counsel, Mr Mumin Jimoh, prayed the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms. According to him, the owner of the pig has forgiven the defendant. Chief Magistrate Olaide Amzat said: “If the owner has forgiven the defendant, has God forgiven him or the pig has forgiven him? “The law must take its cause”. Amzat admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum. He adjourned the matter until July 21, for hearing. (NAN)

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