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3 suspected cultists in court for engaging in street fight in Ikorodu

The police on Thursday arraigned three suspected cultists for allegedly engaging in s street fight in Ikorodu in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

The police charged Taofeek Mojeed, 22, Abiodun Adesina, 20, and Adekunle Ayeni, 20, with three counts of conspiracy and belonging to an unlawful society and breach of peace.

They pleaded not guilty.

Also, 2 women in court for beating up businessman.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Christopher John, told the court that the defendants committed the offence with some others, who are at large, on March 4 at Igbogbo area of Ikorodu in Lagos.

John alleged that the defendants conducted themselves in a manner likely to breach the peace in Ikorodu.

He said that the defendants belonged to unlawful societies known as Eiye confraternity.

The offence he said, contravened the provisions of sections 411, 42 and 168 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Nigeria News Agency reports that Section 42 stipulates a seven-year imprisonment for unlawful society.

Chief Magistrate P.E. Nwaka admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N200, 000 each with two sureties each in like sum.

He adjourned the case until April 21, for mention

(NAN)

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