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IN ODOGUNYAN: Police arraigns suspected cult members terrorizing residents

Two suspected cult members, Tochukwu Udoye and John Paul, have been arraigned for allegedly terrorising residents in Odoguyan community, Lagos Mainland.

It was gathered that the men, who allegedly belonged to the Aye Confraternity, attempted to kill one Ridwan Kosamotu.

According to the Police, Kosamu raised the alarm and the suspects were caught after thorough investigation.

The suspects were arraigned before the Candide Johnson Magistrates’ Courthouse, Ikorodu, Lagos Mainland, on five counts.

The charges read in part; “That you, Tochukwu Udoye, John Paul, and others still at large, members of the Aye Confraternity on October 15, 2018 around 8.30pm at the back of Sheriff Hotel, Odogunyan, Ikorodu, in the Ikorodu Magisterial District, did unlawfully assemble and conduct yourselves in a manner to cause the breach of the peace by using a locally-made pistol, and an axe to terrorise members of the public, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 44 (1) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.”

During the hearing, the magistrate, Mr W. B. Balogun, granted them bail in the sum of N1m with two sureties each in like sum.

The case was subsequently adjourned till December 20, 2018.



Idris Aina
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