Landgrabber sentenced to Prison for beating up site worker in Lagos

Landgrabber sentenced to Prison for beating up site worker in Lagos

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Two weeks after Lagos state government signed into law the Property Protection bill which is aimed at putting an end to land grabbing in the state, an Ojodu magistrate court yesterday sentenced a land grabber otherwise known as Omo Onile, 37 year old Lekan Adetona, to three months in prison for beating up a site worker who refused to give him money at a site at Anobi Street, Alapere, Ketu.

His explanation that he wasn’t a worker on the site fell on deaf ears as the accused and his accomplice began to beat him up.

He raised an alarm while he was being beaten and some people came to his rescue and were able to apprehend Lekan who they handed over to the police.

He was charged before an the Magistrate Court where the Magistrate, Sule Amzat, found him guilty of terrorizing land owners in the area and sentenced him to three months in prison.

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