BREAKING: Court orders monarch, pastor, others remanded in prison over Ife clash

BREAKING: Court orders monarch, pastor, others remanded in prison over Ife clash

- Court has remanded the suspects arrested in connection with Ife clash

- The presiding judge, Justice Kudirat Akano gave the order on April 28, 2017

- The monarch and the pastors had been detainedThe monarch and the pastors had been detained following their arrest over the clash

An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has ordered that the suspects be remanded in prison pending the commencement of the hearing.

Punch reports that Justice Kudirat Akano gave this order in her ruling on Friday April 28.

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NAIJ.com gathered that the prosecutor had applied that the accused persons be remanded after pleading not guilty to the 14 counts of murder, armed robbery, arson and others.

BREAKING: Court orders monarch, pastor, others remanded in prison over Ife clash

One of the buildings burnt down during Ife clash

Defence counsel, Muritala Agboola raised an objection to the application but the court ordered that the six accused persons be remanded in prison custody pending the date hearing would commence on June 14.

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NAIJ.com previously reported that the clash led to death of many people while several others injured, adding that traditional ruler, pastor were detained when fifteen others gained unconditional freedom.

In the video below, NAIJ.com visits Ile-Ife to find out the cause of the recent clash between Yorubas and Hausas. Watch:

Source: Naij.com

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