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police Arrest 6 student in osun state


The Police in Osun State have arraigned six pupils for
allegedly disrupting the peace at St. Mark’s Anglican High
School, Osogbo, the Osun State capital.
According to a charge sheet obtained by our correspondent
in Osogbo on Friday, the students were arraigned before a
Magistrates’ Court presided over by Mrs. Adejumoke
The accused persons who police prosecutor said were all 18
years of age are: Adewunmi Olusegun, T. Ajibola, Sodiq
Ganiyu , Femi Adegbite , Atoyebi Nurudeen Atoyebi and
Yusuf Adepoju.
Police prosecutor, Mr. Taiwo Adeboke, told the court that the
accused persons and others at large disturbed the peace of
the school on December 7 and used cutlasses and sticks.
The prosecutor told the court that the pupils committed an
offence punishable under Section 517(d) and 249(d) of the
Criminal Code Cap 34, Vol. II, Law of Osun State of Nigeria,
The charge sheet read, ” That you Adewunmi Olusegun, age
18; Toheb Ajibola, 18; Sodiq Ganiyu 18; Femi Adegbite 18;
Nurudeen Atoyebi 18 and Yusuf Adepoju 18 and others now
at large on 7th day of December, 2015 at St. Marks Anglican
High School, Osogbo in the Osogbo Magisterial District did
conspire together to commit misdemeanour to wit conduct
likely to cause breach of the peace by disturbing the school
“That you and others now at large at the same date, time
and place aforementioned did conduct yourselves in a
manner likely to cause a breach of the peace by disturbing
the school activities with sticks and cutlasses.”
The accused person pleaded not guilty and the magistrate
granted then bail in sum of N200,000 with two sureties each.
She adjourned the case to February 15th for mention.
It will be recalled that the Osun State Ministry of Education
had closed down the school following the disturbance by
some students who were said to be cultists.
Some of the students were reported to have chased some
teachers with locally made guns and injured a cadet
deployed in the school.

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