Man Charged in Court for Allegedly Having Sex With a Pig in Ibadan


Today, 23rd June, A 22- year-old man, Ayokunbi Olaniyi, was charged for allegedly having sex with a pig in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court.


Inspector Opeyemi Olagunju, the police prosecutor, told the court that Olaniyi, who resides in Eleti – Odo area, Iwo Road, Ibadan, and works at a pig farm in Elewi – Odo area, Ibadan was caught sex with a pig on 2nd April, at about 4 p.m.


According to Olagunju, the suspect was being arraigned on one count of unnatural offence as the offence contravened the provisions of Section 214 (2) of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol. II , Laws of Oyo State 2000.


However Olaniyi when called up pleaded not guilty to the offence. His counsel, Mr Mumin Jimoh, pleaded with the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms. According to Jimoh, 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 Olaniyi to bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum and then adjourned the matter until July 21 for hearing.



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