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Lawyer denounces client in court over massive allegations

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Blessing Akorowosi, Osogbo
Drama ensued in an Osun State Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo on Tuesday as a lawyer, Taiwo Awokunle denounced his client in the court over massive allegations.
The defendant, Kazeem Oseni was arraigned on charges bothering on stealing, fraud and threat to life.
The accused person was first slammed with a two-count charge of land fraud and theft of N1,071,000.
He pleaded not guilty and his counsel urged the court to grant him bail.
He was granted bail in the sum of 1 million naira with one surety in like sum.
The second was a three-count charge of stealing blocks, two tippers loads of gravel, and sand all valued at N452,000, and threat to life.
The court also granted him bail in the sum of N500,000 with one surety in like sum after his defence counsel prayer for bail.
Afterwards, the prosecutor, Fagbayinbo Abiodun informed the court of the third charge containing two counts of N400,000 fraud and stealing of money belonging to one Adegbite Omowumi.
This made the defence counsel publicly announce his withdrawal from the case.
The Presiding Magistrate, A.K Ajala  ordered the remand of the defendant at Ilesa correctional centre.
The case was adjourned to 11th October 2022.

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