Cleric docked for allegedly destroying shrine in Badagry



A 67-year-old cleric, Alhaji Abdul-Fatai Gbadamosi, on Thursday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in  Lagos, for allegedly destroying  Aje shrine in Badagry.Gbadamosi, whose address was not , charged with malicious damage and breach of public peace. counsel, Insp Ade Adeosun, told court that defendant committed offence on March 17 at about 1 p.m. at Ibereko Community, Badagry area of Lagos.The prosecutor alleged defendant damaged the Aje shrine, property of Ibereko community.

He said defendant acted in a manner likely to cause breach of public peace by disturbing religion worship at the Aje shrine in Ibereko community.The said defendant was caught during the act and handed over to Police for .The offence

he said, contravened  the provisions of sections 339 and 168 of the Criminal of Lagos state, 2015,” the prosecutor said.The defendant, however, pleaded not . Magistrate Lazarus  Hotepo admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum.Hotepo adjourned the until April 13, for hearing. (NAN)