Four students of the University of Lagos, UNILAG were on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 remanded by an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State over their alleged involvement in cultism.
The accused were identified as 21-year-old Raheem Yusuf; 24-year-old Adedoyin Abraham; 36-year-old Olanrewaju Idowu and 24-year-old Oluyemi Peters.
The Chief Magistrate, Oluyemisi Adelaja, ordered that the accused students should be remanded at the Ikoyi Prisons, pending when they would perfect their bail conditions.
They were arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy to cause a breach of the peace and belonging to an unlawful and secret society known as Aloral Bucaneers.
The Prosecutor, Oladele Adebayo, told the court that the offences were committed on August 4 at about 9.30am at Room 318, Biobaku Hall, UNILAG.
Adebayo alleged that the accused gathered themselves in the room and conspired to cause a breach of the peace and disturbed other members of the hall.
According to him, the offences contravened Sections 42(a), (b) and 09 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the offences preferred against them.
Magistrate Adelaja admitted them to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties each in like sum, who must provide evidence of proof of tax payment to the Lagos state government.
The case was then adjourned till September 26 for trial.
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