For invading with thugs, a woman has been forced to sweep her son’s school for six months.

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For invading with thugs, a woman has been forced to sweep her son’s school for six months.


A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Wednesday ordered Biola Joshua, a 40-year-old housewife, to sweep the grounds of Iju-Ebiye High School for six months for invading her son’s school with thugs NewsReport gathered.


Joshua was charged with conspiracy, assault, and breach of the peace.


NewReport learned that Magistrate Shotunde Shotayo issued an order requiring the convict to sweep the school from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. every day. He also directed that the school create a logbook for the convict in which her daily activities for the next six months would be recorded.


Shotayo gave Joshua an option to pay a fine of N30,000 fine to be given to the principal and the teacher. He held that the prosecution has proven its case beyond reasonable doubts that Joshua was guilty of the charge preferred against her.


The convict, whose address was not provided, pleaded not guilty to the charge.


.Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Cynthia Ejezie, told the court that the convict, her son, and others at large, committed the offense on March 11, 2021, at about 2 p.m. at Iju-Ebiye High School in Ota


Ejezie said the convict and her accomplices assaulted the school principal and health officer of the school, causing them bodily injuries’.


She added that they also conducted themselves in a manner likely to cause a breach of peace by invading and disrupting the academic activities of the school with thugs.


The prosecutor said that the offense contravened the provisions of sections 249(d),355, and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun,2006.



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