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Court Remands Popular Osogbo Thug, ‘Asiri Eniba’, Two Brothers in Prison For Alleged Armed Robbery



A notorious thug in Osogbo, Kazeem Oyewale popularly called ‘Asiri Eniba’ has been remanded in prison custody by a magistrate court.

Oyewale was arraigned alongside two brothers of the same mother, Rabiu Olajide and Ramon Olayide on three-count charge of attempted murder, armed robbery and conspiracy.

Kazeem Oyewale, Asiri Eniba.

Kazeem Oyewale, Asiri Eniba.

The charge sheet obtained by CityMirrorNews today alleged that the three suspects armed with guns and cutlasses and broke into the house of one Olalekan Oyeyemi around Pavilion Hotel, Osogbo and robbed him of N200, 000 and two telephone handsets valued at N145, 500.

According to the charge sheet, the accused persons inflicted grievous injuries on Oyeyemi by unleashing several machete cuts on him but they did not succeed in killing him.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Elisha Olusegun told the court when the suspects were arraigned last week Monday that the suspects allegedly committed the offence on October 6, 2017.

The prosecutor explained that the offences committed by the suspects were contrary to and punishable under Sections 320(1) and 516 of the Criminal Code Cap 34, volume II, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002 and also under section 6(b) and section 1(1)(2)(a)(b) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act Cap RII, volume 14, Laws of Federation of Nigeria, 2014.

The plea of the accused persons was not taken because the magistrate court lacks jurisdiction to entertain the case.

Magistrate Olusola Aluko who presided over the matter, ordered that the accused persons be remanded at Ilesa prison custody.

Aluko ordered that the case file be duplicated to the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Ministry of Justice, for legal advice.

The case was adjourned till May 23, 2017 for mention.

Oyewale was a of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Ojurin, Osogbo unit before he was suspended by the State Chairman of the union.

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