IGP Arraigns Artisan Over Alleged Attempted Murder

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, has arraigned an artisan, Samuel Oyero, before an Ogun State Magistrate Court sitting in Ilaro over alleged attempted murder and arson.

The IGP through the Force Criminal Investigation Department (Force CIID), Alagbon, filed 13 counts charge marked number MLO/2M/2022 before the Chief Magistrate, alleged Oyero and others at large of conspiracy, attempted murder and arson.

The prosecution counsel, Mr. Moruf Animashaun alleged that, ‘Oyero and others now at large, on the September 11, 2022 at about 1445hours at Isalegbodo Quarters. Agosasa in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, did conspire among themselves to commit felonies; to wit. attempted murder and arson.

The prosecution alleged that the defendant attempted to unlawfully kill one Otunba Akeem Adigun, unlawfully breach the public peace and mobilised a group of thugs, set various property belonging to Otunba Akeem Adigun ablazed.

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Animashaun alleged that the suspect committed the offence on September 12, 2022 at about 12noon at Adigun Ariori Castle Ipokia Road, Agosasa in Ipokia Local Government Area.

The properties they willfully and unlawfully destroyed were: Mercedes Benz GLE 63 2021 Model valued N90 million, Range Rover Autobiography 2022 model valued N120 million, two Hummer Jeep 2020 model valued N80 million.

Other properties allegedly destroyed includes: Toyota Coaster Bus 2020 model valued N70 million, two Power Bikes valued N140 million and one Antic Peugeot 403 valued N30 million.

Part of the charge 13 counts charge read, “That you. Samuel Oyero and others now at large, on the 12th September, 2022 at Adigun Ariori Castle Ipokia Road, Agosasa in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable court, willfully and unlawfully destroyed Mercedes Benz Station Wagon 2018 Model valued 34,000,000:00 only property of Otunba Akeem Adigun.”

Their offences contrary to and punishable under Section 516, 355, 320 (2) and section 451 of the Criminal Law Cap 29 Vol.1 of the Revised Criminal Law of Ogun State, 2006.

Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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