College invasion: Court orders housewife to sweep school premises for six months

A Magistrate Court sitting in Ota town of ,  on Ogun State has  ordered a housewife, Biola Joshua, to sweep Iju-Ebiye High School premises for six months for invading her son’s school with thugs

Penpushing reports that, this followed her arraignment by the Ogun State Police Command  and charged with conspiracy, assault and of breach of  peace, but the accused pleaded guilty when charges were read to her

The Magistrate Shotunde Shotayo while delivering a ruling ordered the convicted 40-year old housewife to sweep the school from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. every day, and also directed that the school should open a log book for the convict where her daily activities would be recorded for that six months

Penpushing further reports that, the Magistrate, gave the convict an option to pay a N30,000 fine to be given to the principal and the teacher, and held that the prosecution has proven its case beyond reasonable doubts that  the woman was guilty of the charge preferred against her.

The Prosecution Counsel, Cynthia Ejezie, had earlier told the court that the convict, her son and others at large, committed the offence on March 11, 2021, at about 2 p.m. at Iju-Ebiye High School in Ota.

Penpushing also reports that, the prosecutor said the convict and her accomplices assaulted the school principal and health officer of the school, causing them bodily injuries,adding that they equally  conducted themselves in a manner likely to cause a breach of peace by invading and disrupting the academic activities of the school with thugs.

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened the provisions of sections 249(d),355 and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

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