Update: Court Sends Portable To Prison Until Bail Conditions Are Met



Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable was on Monday sent to the prison pending the perfection of bail conditions granted to him by the court on alleged assault.

Portable had earlier appeared in Court after he was arraigned before the Magistrate Court sitting in Ifo in Ifo Local government area of Ogun statee

The Zazoo crooner was brought before the court on a five-count charge bordering on assault and stealing.

He had been detained since Friday following a petition written by one Osimusi Emmanuel.

Appearing before the court on Monday, Portable pleaded not guilty to all the charges preferred against him.

Portable’s Counsel, Adodo Destiny had prayed the court to grant the singer bail.

Delivering his ruling on application for bail made by his counsel, Magistrate A.S Soneye said, the offences are bailable and granted him bail with bail bond of N300,000, two sureties who must reside within the jurisdiction of the honorable court.

The court, however ruled that, the defendant be transferred to the Ilaro correctional centre, pending the time his bail requirements are met.

The case was adjourned to the 26th of April for the commencement of trial.

The singer had been transferred to the prison custody pending perfection of the bail conditions.

Text from SilverBird

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