Security personnel had a hectic time controlling hundreds of supporters of the lawmaker, who trooped to the court in solidarity with him.
Policemen and prisons guards locked the gates into the complex where the courtroom is located but supporters forced their way into the complex but were stopped from entering the courtroom.
Our correspondent gathered from a court official that a man suspected to be sympathetic to the accused persons was stripped naked and injured by some of the lawmaker’s supporters.
It will be recalled that Owoeye’s n*de video went viral on Saturday. He was said to have been tricked and swindled by the blackmailers.