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Police Arraign 4 Hoodlums For Alleged Breach Of Peace, Unlawful Assembly

THE police in Oyo State on Tuesday arraigned four suspected hoodlums  before a Mapo Chief Magistrate Court in Ibadan for alleged breach of public peace and unlawful assembly.

Those arraigned are Sodik  Adekola, 30; Bolaji Qudri, 20; Nurani Abdulkarim, 31 and Habib Taofeek 25.


The presiding Magistrate, Mrs O.O. Latunji admitted each of the suspects to bail in the sum of N100,000 each with one reliable surety each in like sum.

The suspects had pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of conduct likely to breach public peace and attempted felony.

Latunji Adjourned the matter until June 20 for trial.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Oluseye Akinola told the court that the defendants committed the crime on June 3, at Ojaba market in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Akinola further said that Adekola, Qudri, Abdulkarim and Taofeek were apprehended after gathering unlawfully, smoking illicit substances and holding different dangerous objects.

He said the defendants had in their possession machetes, broken bottles and sticks. (NAN)

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