Ibadan clash: 22 NURTW/RTEAN members arraign for attempted murder


By; Bayo Akamo, Ibadan.
Twenty suspected members of the Oyo state wing of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) and the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) have been arraigned before an Oyo state Chief Magistrate court sitting in Ibadan.
The NURTW and the RTEAN members were arraigned on a six count charge of conspiracy, attempted murder, unlawful possession of criminal charms and acts in a disorderly manner last Friday during a bloody clash between them during which they
were alleged to have attempted to kill one Kazeem Oguntolu, 42, with a cutlass
All the accused persons pleaded not guilty to each of the four charges of unlawful possession and acts likely to cause breach of public peace in the metropolis while the first two counts of conspiracy and attempted murder were not read to them and no plea taken for the two charge.
Chief Magistrate A. F. Richard while adjourning the case for ruling on their bail application ordered that the accused persons be remanded at the Iyaganku Police Station.
Those arraigned before the Chief Magistrates Court were Modasiru Moraina 48; Sikuru Olaiwola, 22; Oyebanji Kabiru, 23; Alade Busari, 28; Lateef Afeez, 29; Safiu Abass, 25; Tunde Saka, 21; Mumini Ganiyu, 40; and Ahmed Moshood, 25. Aminu Saibu, 37; and Tunde Ajayi, 23.
Others are Lukmon Rasheed, 31; Abudulahi Olode, 35; Yekini Aliu, 26; Akibu Kazeem, 40; Muideen Anifowose, 27; Mustapha Ogunjide, 30, Oladipo Sakiru, 53; Sunday Aromolaran, 25; Peter Adekunle, 34; Adesina Alaba, 23; and Raheem Musa, 42.


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