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Court remands duo for attacking police station in Kwara

By Jimoh Sulyman

A magistrate court sitting in Ilorin has ordered the immediate remand of two men who allegedly attacked a police station in order to free their friends in custody at Share, Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state.

The suspects, Garuba Aliyu a.k.a Karufi,45 and Quadri Olalekan,31 were arraigned on the charges of obstructing public servant, disturbance of public peace and inciting disturbance contrary to section 149, 113 and 114 of penal code law.

According to the report obtained by National Pilot, the duo along with some others who are still at large conspired and attacked Share division police Station, injuring policemen on duty, in the process.

The mob were reported to have broken into the cell to forcefully remove Hamza Mohammed, Ola Olupako and Yero Jordan who were in the police custody.

There after, they stormed the Olupako Palace chanting various war song, armed with dangerous weapons whereby they attacked the elders of the community who were having a meeting with the Olupako of Share.

Despite the plea from the defense counsel, Barrister Toyin Onaolapo, the presiding  magistrate, Ibrahim Mohammed ordered the suspects to be remanded at the correctional facility and also adjourned the matter till 1st of February.

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