A 22- year-old man, Ayokunbi Olaniyi, arraigned in the court today June 23, 2020 before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly having intercourse with a pig.
The police prosecutor, Insp. Opeyemi Olagunju, told the court docket that Olaniyi, who resides in Eleti – Odo area, Iwo Road, Ibadan, had sex with a pig on April 2, at about 4 p.M.
According to Olagunju, the accused works at a pig farm in Elewi – Odo area, Ibadan and caught having sex one of the pigs. He stated the suspect become being arraigned on one of unnatural offence because the offence contravened the provisions of Section 214 (2) of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol. II , Laws of Oyo State 2000.
When he was called up, Ayokunbi pleaded no longer guilty to the offence. His counsel, Mr Mumin Jimoh, prayed the court grant his client bail in the most liberal terms. According to him, the owner of the pig has forgiven his client.
The presiding magistrate, Olaide Amzat, after listening to his plea, said
”If the owner has forgiven the defendant, has God forgiven him or the pig forgiven him? The law must take its cause”.
He admitted Ayokunbi to bail in the sum of N100, 000 with sureties in like sum.
He thereafter adjourned the matter till July 21 for hearing.