Five Arraigned For Threatening Residents

Five Arraigned For Threatening Residents

Five men have been arraigned before Magistrate A.A. Ajayi of the Ikeja Magistrate’s Court, Lagos for threatening the lives of the residents of Coker Estate, Shasha.

It was learnt that the suspects, Eda Oyelola, Dare Adunbiobi, Biodun Adeniyi, Friday Onokpise, and Kola Moshood went after the residents with machetes, charms and other weapons during a clash between two brothers in the estate.

The four-count stated, “That you, Eda Oyelola, 35; Dare Adunbiobi, 20; Biodun Adeniyi, 21; Friday Onokpise, 21; and Kola Moshood, 20, and others at large, sometimes between months of January and March, 2013 at Coker Estate, Shasha, Lagos in the Lagos Magisterial District did conspire among yourselves to commit misdemeanour to wit; conduct likely to cause breach of peace and thereby committed an offence.

“That you, Eda Oyelola, 35, Dare Adunbiobi, 20, Biodun Adeniyi, 21, Friday Onokpise, 21, and Kola Moshood, 20 and others at large on the same date, time and place did conduct yourselves in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by unlawfully constituting nuisance within Coker Estate, and thereby committed an offence.

“That you, Eda Oyelola, 35, Dare Adunbiobi, 20; Biodun Adeniyi, 21, Friday Onokpise, 21, and Kola Moshood, 20 others at large on the same date, time and place did conspire among yourselves to commit felony to wit; threatening violence and thereby committed an offence.

“That you , Eda Oyelola, 35, Dare Adunbiobi, 20; Biodun Adeniyi, 2, Friday Onokpise, 21, and Kola Moshood, 20 and others at large on the same date, time and place did threaten the lives of the inhabitants of Coker Estate with cutlasses, charms and other dangerous weapons and thereby committed an offence.”

All five pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The prosecutor, Mr. Barth Nwaokoye, argued that the suspects should be remanded in custody.

The magistrate, however, granted them  a bail of N200,000 each with two sureties in the like sum.

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