Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Man goes to prison for naming his dog Buhari

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Joachim Iroko aka Joe the name who named his dog Buhari has been jailed

According to Punch he was charged to court where his offense was read out as a breach of peace by writing a name Buhari on a dog and parading same in Hausa section of Ketere Market in Sango thereby committing an offense contrary to and punishable under section 249(d) of the Criminal Law of Ogun State,Nigeria, 2016.

The accused who pleaded not guilty to the charge was arrested on Saturday after after one of his neighbours complained that he had named his dog Alhaji Buhari after his father.

He has been granted bail of N50,000 with two sureties that are regular tax payers,gainfully employed and must reside in the court's jurisdiction. He has been taken to Ibara prison as family members have not been able to meet the bail conditions while the case has been adjourned to September 16.


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