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Court releases Portable on bail, adjourns till April 26

Badmus Habeeb Okikiola, a controversial singer with the stage name Portable, controversial singer, has been granted bail by the Ogun state magistrate’s court in Ifo.

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Badmus Habeeb Okikiola, a controversial singer with the stage name Portable, controversial singer, has been granted bail by the Ogun state magistrate’s court in Ifo.

The singer was arrested on Friday and arraigned in court on Monday by the police.

The police in his court charge said “That you Badmus Habeeb Okikiola, aka Portable, and others now at large on the 28″ day of March 2023 at 11:00hrs at Odogwu Bar, Oke-Osa, Ilogbo, Ifo in the Ifo Magisterial District, did willfully cause or inflict physical injury on one Inspector Hammed Moshood ‘m’ with your elbow on his nose, which caused blood to gush out from his nose and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 4 (1) of the Violence against persons & Prohibition Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2017.

“That you Badmus Habeeb Okikiola, M. aka Portable, on the same date, time and place in the aforementioned Magisterial District did resist to be arrested by Inspector Hammed Moshood ‘m’, ASP Gregory Iyoha ‘m’, ASP Kunle Badmus ‘m’ after serving you with Police Invitation Letter on the 20 day of January 2023 for the offences you committed when they were about to discharge their duty with warrant of arrest on you thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 197 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2006.”

The singer, however, pleaded not guilty to all the charges levelled against him by the police.

The court granted him bail for N300,000 with two sureties from his immediate family.

The magistrate held that Portable must fulfil the bail condition before leaving the court premises.

He is to be remanded at the Ilaro correctional centre until he perfects the condition of his bail and the case is adjourned to April 26.

According to the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Portable will face more than six charges bordering on alleged assault in court.

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