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Osun Court Remands Two Female Suspects Over Attempted Murder Of Gov Gboyega Oyetola During EndSARS Protest

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By Nafisat Arogundade, Osogbo

Osun State Police command on Wednesday dragged two ladies before the state Magistrate court for attempted murder the Osun state Governor, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola,and vandalising of Justrite Mall.

The suspects,Tajudeen Suliyat,20, Ayomide Abdulazeez,20,faced six count charges of attempted Murder, Malicious Damage, burglary and conspiracy,remanded to Ilesa correctional center by the aforementioned Magistrate court

Police prosecutor,ASP Idoko John told the court that the accused persons committed the offence on October 17,2020, at about 4:30pm at Olaiya Junction, Osogbo.

Idoko alleged that the accused person did conspired among themselves to unlawfully attempted to kill the state Governor, His Excellency Alhaji Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola by firing guns and throwing stones at him.

He further informed the court that the accused persons did willfully and unlawfully damaged seventeen vehicles in the Governor’s convoy

Police prosecutor also said that the accused on the same date at about 8:00pm, did unlawfully break and enter into Justrite Mall and stole laptops, mobile phone and phone accessories all valued three millons,five hundred and sixty eight (#3,568,000:00k) property of Ashiru Ibrahim Olayemi.

According to the charge sheet the offence committed by the accused persons contrary to and punishable under section 516,320(1),451,414 and 390 of the Capital Code 34 Vol ll Law of Osun state 2002

However,the accused persons pleaded not guilty to the allegations preferred against them by the police

Defence Counsel,Nurudeen Kareem made oral application in the court for the bail of the accused person in most liberal term, saying that the offence against the suspects are bailable offences

He furthered that the parent of the suspects handed them over to the police and the same parent are ready to stand their surety.

In his swift reaction, prosecutor opposed the bail application made by the counsel on the ground that the accuse person will committed similar offence if granted bail.

Idoko argued that if they are granted bail they will still ganginrng up to unleash maim and bring havoc on this state,so realising them will cause problem to the state

He furthered that if the accused persons know the gravity and the punishment of the attempted murder offence which is life imprisonment,they will definitely jump bail.

In his ruling, Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara ordered the remand of the accused persons in Ilesa correctional center till November 20,2020 for ruling on bail.

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