By Jimoh Sulyman
In sequel to the report made by National Pilot over the weekend, the Notorious Osun Pro-APC thug , Rasheed Hammed popularly known as Oko Ilu who was apprehended on Saturday,has been arraigned before a magistrate court sitting in Osogbo on Wednesday.
The 29-year-old notorious cultist is been charged with nine counts charges bordering on murder, unlawfully killing two persons, disruption of public peace, cultism and others.
Oko-Ilu was brought to court by the Police before the Chief Magistrate Olufemi Ayilara of the Osogbo Magistrate Court.
He was charged with the death of Hassan Adedeji, one Idowu (A.K.A Delta) and the shooting of a police officer, one Inspector Gbenga Eke.
The charge sheet brought to court by the Police Prosecutor, Inspector Elisha Olusegun was not read in the court as the Magistrate did not take Oko-Ilu’s plea owing to lack of jurisdiction to try the case.
The Magistrate, Ayilara however ordered his immediate remand in Ilesa prison and also adjourned the case till October 7 for further mention.
The Chief Magistrate further ordered that the duplicate case file should be forwarded to the Department of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal advice.
Recall that Oko-Ilu who is accused of terrorising Ede community and its environment was arrested in Osogbo in the wee hours of Saturday.
He was arrested in an operation conducted by Police in collaboration with men of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC).
Rasheed, a welder by vocation, was being trailed by the security agents for allegedly causing the death of many people in Ede community.