Osun State Police Command has arraigned a 40-year-old man, Adeniran
Wasiu, before an Osogbo Magistrate Court, for allegedly killing a
primary school girl.
The Prosecutor, Inspector Ajadi Isiaka, told the court that the
accused committed the offence on June 14, at about 12: 00 noon along
Dada Estate Expressway, Osogbo.
He said the accused drove a Land Cruiser Jeep with registration
number, OGST 181, recklessly, which led to the death of one Kausarat
Habeeb, 13 years old pupil of Ido-Osun Primary School in the Egbedore
Local Government of the state.
Ajadi also stated that the accused was not able to present his vehicle particulars when he was arrested.
The prosecutor said the accused committed a three count-charge and
that the offence committed contravened sections 5 and 7, Cap 115 and
146, Vol. 6 of both the Road Traffic Act and Federation of Nigeria, 2003
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.
Counsel to the accused, Mr Abimbola Bola, prayed the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms.