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2 EKSU students Jailed for cultism

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1>>Two students of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado- Ekiti
have been sentenced to three years in
prison for involving in cult related activities.
The accused, who were identified as Akintunde Olumide and
Oladapo Olaoluwa, were brought before Justice Monisola
Abodunde of an Ado Ekiti High Court on a three-count-
charge of stealing,
assault and secret cult. According to the Police prosecutor,
Femi Falade, the accused committed the offence on July 13,
2013 at
a hotel in Iworoko -Ekiti. crime He said the offence was
punishable under Section 355,4(1) of Criminal Code Laws of
Ekiti State 2012
and Secret Cults (Abolition and Prohibition).
The prosecutor called four witnesses to prove his case,
while the defendant counsel, Emmanuel
Oluwole, also called three witnesses to prove his case.
Delivering judgment, Justice Abodunde said that the
accused made a confessional statement as a member of
Black Axe Confraternity at the Criminal
Investigation Department during interrogation.
She added that the Police found in their custody, small
cutlass, black head warmer, black T-shirt,
black trousers during investigation.
The judge held that the short cutlass cannot be measurable
with the one used for agriculture or
weeding grass. Abodunde said the exhibit recovered from
the
accused made the case weighty and voluminous. She
therefore found the accused guilty as charged and convicted
them accordingly.

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