6 arraigned for cultism, possession of ‎firearms


Six people accused of being in possession of firearms and belonging to a cultic group, were on Monday docked before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ado-Ekiti. They were Adefemi Tosin (25); Yusuf Ayobami (31); Mohammed Ibrahim (29); Adejumo Ola (29); Monday Queen (29) and Asaolu Damilola (31). The accused, whose addresses were not stated, are facing a two-count charge of belonging to a cultic group, Aye Confraternity and being in possession of firearms. The prosecutor, Insp. Johnson Okunade, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on Aug. 5…

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Students bag 2 years’ imprisonment for unlawful possession of firearms

A Plateau Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama , Jos, on Monday sentenced two students of the Federal College of Education, Panshin, Plateau, to two years’ imprisonment each for conspiracy and unlawful possession of firearms. The Judge, Mr Yahaya Mohammed, sentenced 22-year-old Panret Jacob and 24-year-old Peter Wunying to six months imprisonment each without an option of fine for conspiracy, and two years’ imprisonment each with an option of N20,000 fine for unlawful possession of firearms. Mohammed held that the sentence would serve as a deterrent to others who…

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