Man bag two weeks jailed for making call in court premises (Read Details)


Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin on Tuesday has reportedly sentenced a man identified as, Abdulwahab Adebayo, to two weeks in a correctional facility for receiving a phone calls during court proceedings.

However, Adebayo was found guilty of disturbing the court proceedings with his phone conversations.

Justice Oyinloye said the convict distracted the court with his phone conversation and when he was summoned by the police operatives   who's was attached to the court to stop disturbing the court, he refused and continue his act.

Read her state below: The convict refused to stop disturbing the court until another policeman dragged him off the court. Moreover, he has a very rude attitude because he started shouting and he claimed to be innocent. However, the court premises is not a commercial call centre where anybody can receive or make calls as they wish.

further added saying People commit contempt of court with negligence. So ignorance of the law is an offence and I hereby sentence you to two weeks imprisonment, without an option of fine, Justice Oyinloye said.

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