- Justice Hakeem Oshodi of a High Court in Ikeja, Lagos, has warned members of the public to stop leaving charms in his courtroom
- Oshodi said leaving charms in his courtroom should not be repeated as it does not work anymore
- According to the judge, a talisman was found in his courtroom after the last adjourned date in a murder case
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Ikeja, Lagos state - Justice Hakeem Oshodi of a High Court in Ikeja, Lagos, has issued a serious warning to members of the public.
As reported by the Guardian, Oshodi warned that members of the public should stop leaving charms in his courtroom.
He gave the warning during the trial of five men charged with the murder of one Ifeanyi Etunmuse, on Monday, November 20.
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“No one should leave charms in my courtroom. It should not be repeated. A talisman was found after the last adjourned date in the murder case.”
Referring to the charm as ‘property’, he said “Do not leave your property here again. It does not work anymore,” The Nation reported.
The five suspects; Atunrase Omolabi, Shittu Olawale, Olaide Opeifa, Olanrewaju Adebiyi aka Maja, and Jamiu Omosanya aka Orobo were charged with attempted murder and murder of Etunmuse at Western Funeral Home, Ijede Ikorodu.
Man shot dead as charm fails during testing
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a 43-year-old man in Bauchi state, identified as Muhammadu Ali, was shot dead while undergoing a test of bulletproof charm by a native doctor and three other persons.
The late Ali reportedly lived in the Damaiwa village via Bursali Ward Zaki Local Government Area of Bauchi.
He was said to have gone to the Damaiwa bush along with the four people to test the charms that would protect him against gunshots.
Nigerian lady shows charms removed from her body
A Nigerian lady caused a stir on social media as she showcased the six pins removed from different parts of her body.
In a now-deleted TikTok video, reposted by @lindaikejiblogofficial on Instagram, the lady claimed that the pins were removed from her mammary glands, legs, eyes and abdomen by a native doctor.
According to her, it was not a surprise as it was not the first time such a thing would happen to her.