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NYSC member arraigned for allegedly killing roadside hawker



A serving Corp member , Odedele Feranmi , on Wednesday was arraigned before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates ’ Court for reckless driving and alleged killing of one Pelumi Olasunkanmi .
The death of Pelumi , a 16 – year -old Junior Secondary School 3 student of Coker Memorial High School, Ikirun , occurred last week Friday when he was hit by a car driven by Odedele along Osogbo / Gbongan Road.

The 29 – year – old Odedele was said to have driven his car in a reckless manner and hit the deceased , who was selling garden eggs by the roadside .

Odedele was said to be returning to Osogbo from Ibadan to resume at his Primary Place of Assignment , having been deployed in Osun for his mandatory one year service by graduates.

Addressing the court , Police prosecutor , Mr . Oladoye Joshua, said the accused person killed Pelumi while driving his Honda car with the registration number Lagos MUN 187 CU around 11 . 30 am .

Oladoye further alleged that the offence contravened the provision of section 81 ( 1 ) Cap 115 , Vol 6 , Laws of Osun State, 2003 .

Mr . Bola Abimbola – Ige , while reacting to the claims by the prosecutor, moved an oral application for bail of his client and assured the judge that the accused will not jump bail .

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While ruling on the bail application , Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara said , “ The accused person is reluctantly granted bail in the sum of N 500 , 000 with two sureties in like sum . ”

He adjourned the matter to January 30 , 2019 .