Deuteronomy Academy’s teachers in alleged assault of minor, hearing adjourned

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Deuteronomy Academy’s teachers in alleged assault of minor, hearing adjourned

Two teachers; Joseph Aborishade ‘M’ 33 and John Hammetama ‘M’ 38 of DEUTERONOMY ACADEMY, Ilaro-Yewa, have been brought before the Chief Magistrate D.O. Ogunbowale Kolawole of Magistrate Court One, sitting in Ilaro-Yewa, Ogun State, on a two counts charge of assault and conspiracy to harm and to cause injury to Mester Mohammed Kabir Yakubu, an eleven years old pupil of the School.

However, the hearing could not proceed in view of the absence of the minor’s counsel, Mr. D.O.Folalu, at the court . The presiding Chief Magistrate thereafter adjourned the case to May 11, 2023.

It would be recalled that the two teachers of the Deuteronomy Academy, Ilaro, Yewa South LGA, Ogun State were arraigned on two counts charge on the 12th April, 2023, as contained in the charge number MLO/34/C/2023 in which Barr Olurotimi Akintunde appeared for the Defendants.

“COUNT I: That you MOSES ABORISHADE ‘M’ and JOHN HAMMETEMA ‘M’ on the 31st of March, 2023 at about 12 00hrs at Deuteronomy Nursery and Primary School, Ilaro Magisterial district did conspire together to wit assault Occ. harm and injury to one MOHAMMED KABIR YAKUBU ‘M’ on his left wrist and hereby committed an offence contrary to, and punishable under section 516 of Criminal Code of Ogun State of Nigeria.

“COUNT II: That you JOHN HAMMETEMA ‘M’ on the same date and place at about 12.30hrs at the aforementioned Magisterial district did assault one MOHAMMED KABIR YAKUBU ‘M’ who is a pupil in the School and caused injury on his left wrist and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 355 of Criminal Code Law of Ogun State of Nigeria 2006”.