Police in Nigeria have arrested a 22-year-old man, Ayokunbi Olaniyi after he was caught allegely having sex with a pig, this publication has learnt.
Olaniyi was on Tuesday arraigned in an Iyaganku Chief Magistratesâ Court and charged with one count of unnatural offense.
The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Opeyemi Olagunju told the court that the defendant had sex with a pig on April 2, which is against order of nature.
Olagunju alleged that the defendant was working at a pig farm belonging to Mrs Adenike Taiwo of Ibadan.
According to him, the offence contravened the provisions of Section 214 (2) of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol. II , Laws of Oyo State 2000.
However, the Defence Counsel, Mr Mumin Jimoh, prayed the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms after he pleaded ânot guiltyâ to the crime.
Jimoh said the owner of the pig has forgiven the defendant.
The Chief Magistrate Olaide Amzat in his ruling said the law must take its cause.
âIf the owner has forgiven the defendant, has God forgiven him or the pig forgiven him?
âThe defendant will be given a bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum,â he added.
He adjourned the matter until July 21, for hearing, NAN reports.
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