News - South West - Oyo Updated: April 17, 2024

Oyo Secretariat Invasion: Police arraigns 29 agitators in court

By Kehinde Ayanboade
April 17, 2024
Oyo police prosecutes 29 suspected agitators

Atleast Twenty-Nine suspects has been arraigned before the Chief Magistrate Court today Wednesday for their involvement and roles in aborted invasion of the Oyo State Government Secretariat on Saturday, April 13.

The suspects alleged to be agitators were arraigned on seven count charge bothering on treasonable felony, unlawful society, illegal possession of firearm, going armed and conduct likely to cause breach of peace.

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

The number is an increase of nine more suspects following the parade of 20 suspects earlier paraded by the Oyo State Police Command, on Monday, April 15th.

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


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