Connect with us

Judiciary & Court

Police arraign ‘fake Baale’ Adeigbagbo Harrison



Bricklayer Adeigbagbo Harrison Murder IGP Drug Dealer Drugs Trafficking Cultism united capital trustees court logo lockdown oil and gas Unitech Drilling Company poison atiku marriage divorce healthplus port harcourt fraud Nadabo Kelechi Mbagwu kabul MRA VAT Madu Ozoemena fraud Olarenwaju Suraju land fraud addax cocaine murder fidelity bank noodles custody sexual starvation rape stealing employment scam Stab dupe Ghanaian Fishermen Pardon land grabbing false statements surety Life imprisonment human trafficking Baba Chado Kantigi Okafor Emmanuel Indian Civil Servants Public Servants Money Laundering Ikorodu cocaine pregnant woman Beating

The Force Criminal Investigation Department (ForceCID) headquarters, Abuja on Friday arraigned one Adeigbagbo Harrison before the Igbosere Chief Magistrate Court, Lagos, over claiming to be a community traditional head in Lagos.

Adeigbagbo Harrison was arraigned before Magistrate E. O. Ogunkanmi, on a two-count charge of false representation and conduct likely to breach public peace.

The offences which are contrary to and punishable under Sections 484 and 249(d) of the Criminal Code Act of Nigeria.

Arraigning the defendant, the prosecutor, Mr. Morufu Animashaun leading SP Mallum, told the court that the defendant sometimes in January 2023, with an intent to defraud, falsely claimed to be the Baale of Itodo Community, in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State.


The prosecutors also told the court that the defendant’s alleged illegal act, caused a breach of public peace within the Itodo Community, after he falsely claimed to be the traditional head of the community.

Meanwhile, the defendant denied the allegations and pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Following the Adeigbagbo Harrison’s not guilty plea, Animashaun asked for a trial date, while equally urged the court to remand him till the determination of the charges.

The defendant’s lawyer Opeyemi Owolabi, urged the court to admit his client to bail in the most liberal terms. Adding that his client is a first time offender, who did not have any record of criminal.

Magistrate Ogunkanmi, in his ruling on the bail application, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N5 million with two responsible sureties.


One of the sureties must be a White Cap Chief in Lagos State, while the other surety must be a Grade Level 17, in Lagos State government establishment.

Magistrate Ogunkanmi ordered the remand of Adeigbagbo Harrison in the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS), till the perfection of the bail conditions.

The matter has been adjourned till April 24, 2023, for mention.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2016 - 2022 ChronicleNG