Sunday Olayinka, a student of The Polytechnic, Ibadan on Thursday begged for forgiveness for attempting to attack another person with an axe
The 20 year old accused,was arraigned on a two courts charge of conspiracy and going armed with an axe with charge number / 594c/2018.
Olayinka who pleaded not guilty told the court that Olayinka told the court that the act was not intentional “I was drunk and so I was not conscious of my action.” he said.
He however prayed that the court should temper Justice with mercy
The prosecutor, Mr.Amos Adewale told the court that the accused on the 17th of April at about 10pm at Alafia street Mokola Ibadan in Ibadan magistrate did conspired together to commit felony to wit going armed with an axe
Adewale said Olayinka and others at large at the same date, time and place in the aforementioned Magisterial District did go armed with an axe in public unlawfully in such a manner as to cause terror to one Mr.Musa Sheu
Prosecutor said the offence was contrary to and punishable under Section 516 and 80 of the criminal code Cap38 vol.II Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria 2000
In her ruling the chief magistrate Mrs Ogunbona gave the accused bail condition of N10,000 with one surety gainfully employed and thereafter adjourned the case till 28th of May, 2018