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Court Orders Ogun Woman To Sweep Son's School For 6 Months Over Attack On Principal, Others

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The Daily Crucible | Thursday, March 24, 2022

A 40-year-old housewife, Biola Joshua, has been ordered by a Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun State to sweep Iju-Ebiye High School premises for six months over invasion son‘s school with thugs.

Biola Joshua was charged with conspiracy, assault and breach of peace and was subsequently found guilty by the court.

The Prosecution Counsel, Inspector Cynthia Ejezie, told the court that the convict, her son and others at large, committed the offence on March 11, 2021, at about 2pm at Iju-Ebiye High School in Ota.

Ejezie explained that the convict and her accomplices assaulted the school principal and health officer of the school, causing them bodily injuries’.

She added that they also conducted themselves in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by invading and disrupting the academic activities of the school with thugs.

However, the prosecutor on Wednesday said that the offence contravened the provisions of sections 249 (d), 355 and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun,2006.

Magistrate Shotunde Shotayo during the ruling ordered the convict to sweep the school from 8am to 11am every day, adding that the school should open a log book for the convict where her daily activities would be recorded for that six months.

The Magistrate gave Joshua an option to pay a fine of N30,000 fine to be given to the principal and the teacher.

He held that the prosecution has proven its case beyond reasonable doubts that Joshua was guilty of the charge preferred against her

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