Court Remands Seven Yoruba Males Over Shasha Market Mayhem, Killings

Seven Yoruba males have been on Thursday remanded at Abolongo correctional facility in Oyo for alleged arson and murder for the length of the Shasha market mayhem.

The suspects are Tajudeen Oladunni, 50; Saburi Lawal, 37; Ojo Joshua, 25; Adekunle Olanrewaju, 38; Olagunju James, 24; Rasaq Yahya, 32 and Olaide Olawuyi, 20 with six counts bordering on conspiracy, arson and murder.

The Iyaganu Magistrate, I. O. Osho, who didn’t decide the plea of the suspects for desire in jurisdiction ordered the police to return the case file to the Place of job of the Oyo Bellow Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for simply advice.

Ms Osho adjourned the subject unless Can also simply 11, for mention.

Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Foluke Oladosu, urged the court docket that the suspects conspired with others, at substantial, to commit the offence.

Ms Oladosu said, on February 12, at about 10 am, at Shasha market, Ibadan, the suspects introduced on the loss of life of Adeola Shakirudeen, when they beat him up.

The police also alleged that the suspects introduced on the loss of life of 31 others.

The prosecution also alleged that the suspects burnt two homes belonging to Adelabu Ibrahim and introduced on damage value N50 million.

The police also alleged that the suspects also burnt down a home belonging to Osuolale Akindele and destroyed property value N20 million.

The offence, the police said, contravened the provisions of sections 6, and 316 and punishable below sections 443 and 319 and 516 of the Prison Code Cap 38 Vol.II, Legal guidelines of Oyo Bellow 2000.

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