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Man in Court for Allegedly Dressing as a Lady at 2AM Waiting for Who Would Pick Him



Lagos CourtThe police on Wednesday arraigned a 27-year-old man, Idowu Izebokhale, in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly dressing as a woman in public.

Izebokhale, a hairdresser of Omiyale Railway Quarters, Ibadan, was in court for alleged acting and dressing as ladies in public place.

The Prosecutor, Sergeant Salewa Hammed, told the court that Izebokhale on September 23 at about 2AM at Molete Area, Ibadan, acted indecently in public by wearing ladies clothes and apparels.

Hammed said Izebokhale was seen in public place at the middle of the night wearing brazier, wig, earrings and dressed as a lady waiting for who would pick him.

He said the offence contravened Section 231 (1) of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol.II, Laws of Oyo state 2000, which on conviction attracts two years imprisonment.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Chief Magistrate, Abiona Richard, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N150,000 with one surety in like sum.

Richard said the surety must be a blood-relation with tax clearance, and adjourned the case till December 19 for hearing.

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    October 6, 2016 at 7:52 am


  2. Tosin

    October 6, 2016 at 9:29 pm

    I don’t know how people justify this – would be like arresting a woman for not wearing earrings, or arresting a man for cornrowing his hair. Let us leave foolishness behind abeg.

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