The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Taiwo Akanni, who granted the bail on Friday, ordered the accused to produce two sureties in like sum. She adjourned the case till Oct. 10 for mention. Adeyemi who lives at No 16, Aderinola Olamiju Close, Unity Estate, Ojodu, a suburb of Lagos, was arraigned for deprivation of liberty and unlawful burial in his residence. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Rafael Donny, told the court that the offences were committed at the accused residence between July and August, 2016 and unspecified dates. Donny said that the accused was arrested following information that the accused chained a 16-year-old step -son in his residence. The victim had been chained down for a month. He said, “On investigation, it was also discovered that the accused buried four different corpses in his residence without the permission of the Local Government.” The offences contravened sections 162(1) and 270 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty. NAN]]>

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