The tragedy that occurred last Thursday at Mile 12 where there were multiple killings and a riot won’t be easily forgotten. 16 lives were claimed that day and 105 persons were arrested in relation to the crime.
In an Ikeja Magistrate court sitting yesterday, thirty two of this persons were arraigned before Magistrate B.O. Osunsanmi on a two count charge of conspiracy to commit felony, unlawful assembly, acting in a disorderly manner and disturbing the public peace.
The accused were: Sanusi Mohammed, 17, Haruna Abdulahi, 30, Umaru Bala, 18, Saheed Tahir Abdulahi, 20, Musa Isa, 22, Biliaminu Dauda, 15, Abeeb Ibrahim, 16, Farouq Adamu, 22, Aminu Abubakar, 22, Sanni Amadu, 24, Amoo Mustapha, 42, Danjuma Adamson, 30, America Umaru Saidu, 21, Awolu Alli, 30, Rufai Ibrahim, 15, Monday Obasi, 37, Aminu Abubakar, 19, Abdulquddus Olalekan Ajuwon, 19, Tunde Nureni, 24, Abdulahi Umoru, 20, Musa Usman, 35 and Abdulahi Aliyu, 35.Aminu Saidi Ibrahim, 19, Sunday Idoko, 48, Hassan Adam, 39, Yahaya Sheu Malami, 23, Rabiu Hamza, 19, Nura Yahu, 19, Rayyanu Lawal, 34, Abdurahman Mohammed, 40, Abubakar Tasu, 28, Sunday Lawal, 15 and Sani Ahasy 15.
They pleaded not guilty to the charge. The prosecutor Osuyi Goddy from the legal department of the state CID panti, objected to their bail application, stating the difficulty in fixing any of the defendants at any viable address as a potential problem as they may try to escape justice.
The Magistrate informed the court that the charges levelled against them were bailable and set a bail of 200,000 on each of them with sureties (2) each in the like sum
The matter is set to continue on the 7th of April for further hearing.