10 days after, arrested FPI SUG President gains freedom, perfects bail condition

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Sodiq Ojuroungbe

The arrested Student Union President of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Adegboye Olatunji and one other, Taiwo Olanrewaju have finally gained freedom ten days after been in detention over alleged involvement in cult activities.

PLATFORM TIMES gathered that Olatunji and Olanrewaju were released on Tuesday morning after meeting the bail condition granted to them by the Ogun State Magistrate court sitting in Ifo.

PLATFORM TIMES further gathered that a church member of Olatunji volunteered to be his surety before he was granted bail.

PLATFORM TIMES recalls that the magistrate court had on Monday granted bail of N200,000 with a surety to Olatunji and his counterpart.

PLATFORM TIMES however reports that Olatunji and his counterpart were charged to court on a three-count charge bothering on felony, cultism and breach of peace.

In a charge sheet by the prosecutor, Supol Peter Akanji which was obtained by PLATFORM TIMES said Olatunji and Olanrewaju committed offence which was contrary to law of Ogun state.

The charge sheet reads partly, “that you Adegboye Olatunji, Olarewaju Taiwo and others at large on the 9th day of February, 2020 at about 10:00 hrs at Boluwatife community, Igbogi, Ilaro in the Ilaro Magisterial District did conspire among yourselves to commit felony to wit: A member of unlawful society called Neo Black Movement and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 45(b) in the prohibition Laws of Ogun state, Nigeria 2006.

“That you Adegboye Olatunji, Olarewaju Taiwo and it gets at large on the same date, time, place and in the aforementioned Magistrates district did belong to unlawful society to wit: Neo Black Movement confraternity and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 43(b) in the prohibition Laws of Ogun state, Nigeria 2006.

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“That you Adegboye Olatunji, Olanrewaju Taiwo and others at large on the same time, place and in the aforementioned Magistrates district did assemble yourselves in such a manner as to cause persons in the neighborhood to fear on reasonable grounds that it will disturb the peace and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 69 and punishable under section 70 of criminal code Laws of Ogun state, Nigeria 2006.”

Meanwhile, the magistrate had adjourned the case till 20 February for hearing.


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