Man, 30, arraigned for offering N50 bribe to police officer

A 30-year-old man, Wahab Saka, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ibadan Chief Magistrates’ Court for offering a N50 bribe to a police officer.
Mr. Saka, who was arraigned on a one-count charge of bribery, was said to have committed the offence on April 23 at Orita Merin area of Ibadan.
The prosecutor, Foluke Adedosu, said the accused corruptly gave the sum of N50 as bribe to one Nurudeen Olayemi, a police corporal.
Ms. Adedosu said the defendant attempted to pick up passengers in a prohibited area and offered the bribe when he was caught.
She told the court that the accused committed an offence which contravened section 98 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Oyo State 2000.
Chief Magistrate Adam Adesina, however, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N20, 000 and reliable surety in like sum while adjourning hearing to May 31.
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