A 40-year-old broadcaster, Uche Igwe, who allegedly shared on Twitter, the video of a 10-year-of Chrisland Schools student, who engaged in sexual intercourse, was yesterday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
Igwe is facing a two-count charge of cyberstalking and breach of peace.
He pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Prosecution counsel attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department Panti, Mr Augustine Nwabuisi, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on April 18.
Nwabuisi said that the defendant used his personal Twitter handle, @uchedark, to share the video on the internet for public viewing without the consent of the student’s parents or the school.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Adeola Adedayo, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N10 million with three sureties in like sum.
Adedayo ruled that the sureties must submit their National Identification Numbers and their Lagos State Residents Registration Agency cards.
She also directed that one of the sureties must be a land owner, adding that all the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction.
Adedayo ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed and have evidence of three years’ tax payment to Lagos State Government.
She adjourned the case until June 13 for mention