The police on Tuesday arraigned a 20-year-old man, Jamiu Azeez, in an Ado-Ekiti magistrates’ court for being in possession of Indian hemp.
Azeez, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a charge of illegal possession of Indian hemp, to which he pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, Insp Caleb Leramo, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 20, at about 5pm in Ado-Ekiti.
Counsel to the defendant, Mr Tunmise Akinwumi, urged the court to grant his client bail, with a promise that he would not jump bail.
The Magistrate, Mr Saka Afunso, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N50,000, with one surety in like sum and adjourned the case to June 21. (NAN)