A Magistrate Court, sitting in Osogbo, on Tuesday ordered that a 28-year-old student of Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Mr Ajiboye Ayodeji be remanded in prison custody over the alleged armed robbery.
The Police Prosecutor, Mr John Idoko, informed the court that the accused with others now at large, between November 3rd and 10th at Oke-Ayepe area in Osogbo, armed themselves with guns and robbed one Akinbami Julilat of three phones, recharge cards worth N30,000 and a Gucci bag containing some money making the sum of the things stolen N208,000.
Idoko also hinted that the accused similarly robbed one Adeleke Kikelomo the sum of N550,000 with some properties and also one Adeleke Shileola of the sum of N250,000.
He explained that while the accused with others at large portrayed themselves to be members of an unlawful society, identified as Eiye secret cult, they also robbed one Bakare Oreoluwa the sum of N200,000, adding that the offences contravened sections 64(a)(b), 403(1)(2)(a) and 516 of the Criminal Code Cap 34, volume II, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2002.
However, the plea of the accused was not taken by Magistrate M. A. Awodele, who ordered that the accused be remanded in Ilesa prison custody.
He subsequently adjourned the case to January 28, 2018, but asked that a duplication of the case file be brought before the court on November 24, 2017.