A 30-year-old man, Tunde Adebiyi, who allegedly attempted to hypnotise and kidnap a toddler, was on Friday arraigned in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court.

Adebiyi had appeared before Chief Magistrate Mr Tajudeen Elias on a charge for attempted kidnap which he pleaded not guilty to.

The prosecutor, Kehinde Omosakin, told the court that the accused had attempted to kidnap the minor between December 10 and 11 at 25, Ojo Street, Mushin, a Lagos suburb.

READ: Kidnapped Musician Sings About His 30 Days In Captivity

She alleged that the accused was found chanting incantation on the toddler’s head and had alligator pepper in his mouth which was to hypnotise the toddler.

The offences contravene Section 4 of the Anti-Kidnapping Prohibition Law of Lagos State, 2017.

The Magistrate admitted the accused to a bail of 500,000 Naira with two responsible sureties in like sum.

He, however, adjourned the case until January 15, for mention.

FOR MORE FRESH STORIES, DOWNLOAD BOUNCE NEWS APP HERE

WATCH Nollywood Actor Speak FIVE Nigerian Languages