Portable pleads not guilty, granted bail

Controversial singer, Habeeb Okikiola widely known as Portable, has been granted bail after appearing before an Ogun State Magistrate’s Court in Ifo.

The artist had been held at the police detention since Friday, after ignoring multiple summons and also resisting arrest.

During his court appearance on Monday, Portable entered a plea of not guilty to all the charges levied against him.

Portable pleads not guilty, granted bail

The charges reads in part, “That you Badmus Habeeb Okikiola, aka Portable, and others now at large on the 28″ day of March 2023 at 11:00hrs at Odogwu Bar, Oke-Osa, Ilogbo, Ifo in the Ifo Magisterial District, did willfully cause or inflict physical injury on one Inspector Hammed Moshood ‘m’ with your elbow on his nose, which caused blood to gush out from his nose and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 4 (1) of the Violence against persons & Prohibition Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2017.

“That you Badmus Habeeb Okikiola, M. aka Portable, on the same date, time and place in the aforementioned Magisterial District did resist to be arrested by Inspector Hammed Moshood ‘m’, ASP Gregory Iyoha ‘m’, ASP Kunle Badmus ‘m’ after serving you with Police Invitation Letter on the 20 day of January, 2023 for the offences you committed when they were about to discharge their duty with warrant of arrest on you thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 197 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2006.”

He was, however, granted bail by the court.

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