An Ogun State Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in
Owode Egba, Obafemi Owode Local Government
Area, yesterday, remanded a Pastor, Samuel Daniel
in prison for using a machete on his wife.
He was arraigned on a two-count charge of assault
and providing false information, which is
punishable under Sections 338 and 192 criminal
code Vol 1 law of Ogun State, 2006.
The accused, who was a Pastor with an Apostolic
Church in Ode Remo area of the state, reportedly
went to his wife’s place of work at Itori village in
Owode-Egba on December 10, 2013 and used the
machete on her for abandoning church
He was reported to have taken his wife to the
hospital and reported the case at Owode-Egba
Police Station, but lied that two unknown persons
attacked his wife.
After an investigation, he was reportedly arrested
by the Police and charged to court. At the last
adjourned date, Daniel pleaded not guilty while his
counsel, Joy Augustine, filled a bail application
arguing that the offence is bailable.
Presiding Magistrate, E. J. Ojikutu granted him
N100,000 bail with two sureties in the like sum
and adjourned till May 26, while the accused, who
appeared to have suffered partial stroke, remain in