May 25, 2024

May 25, 2024

29 Suspected Yoruba Nation Agitators Arraigned By Oyo Police

Twenty-nine suspected members of the Yoruba Nation were on Wednesday arraigned before an Ibadan Chief Magistrate Court for their involvement and roles in the aborted invasion of the Oyo State Government Secretariat on Saturday, April 13.

They were arraigned on a seven-count charge bordering on treasonable felony, unlawful society, illegal possession of firearm, going armed and conduct likely to cause breach of peace.

According to the Investigative Police Officer, Bakare Rasaq, an Inspector with the State Criminal Investigation Department, Iyaganku, Ibadan, the offenses are contrary to and punishable under Section 516 of the Criminal Code, Cap 38, Vol.II, Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria, 2000.

The case with charge number Mi/520c/2024 is between the Commissioner of Police and the 29 suspects.

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