Activist Seeks Justice For Boy Brutally Attacked By School Cultists
Don’t Pervert The Course Of Justice, Activist Tells Ogun Magistrate As Court Set To Give Judgment On Cultist Members
A civil rights activist , Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ), Comrade Adeniyi,Alimi Sulaiman has urged the Magistrate Court 1 of Ilaro Judicial division, presided over by Magistrate E.O. Adekunte,not to pervert the course of justice in a case involving some deadly cult member in the area.
Comrade Sulaiman on Wednesday disclosed that a case involving a 15
year old Junior Secondary School pupil of Army Day Secondary School,
Owode Yewa, Ogun State, Master Anome Emereh who had his hand chopped by some cultists who are currently on trial.
The alleged accuse are Sulaiman Adesina Ebun, Lateef Ebunolorun and
Ahmed Adesina, that they committed the dastard act on Wednesday
14th of February, 2018 at the premises of the School in Owode Yewa,
Ogun State where they chopped off the right hand of Emere over his
refusal to join them as a member of a secret cult group known as AYE.
He condemned the action of trial Magistrate O.S. Olusanya for setting
the father of the Prime accused person, Mr. Sulaiman Adesina Ebun
free despite the overwhelming evidence against him by aiding and
abetting his son on dastard act.
The source closed to the Court alleged that Mr. Ebun was arrested for
aiding the escape of his children from the Police custody at the Owode
Police Station on the second day that the incidence took place after
they had been initially arrested by the police in connection with the
According to him; “We are appalled by the unbridled manner, with which
the trial judge perverted the course of justice by setting the accused
free on frivolous ground on Wednesday 4th of July, 2018.
Though, there is ongoing trial of the two prime suspects pending before the E.O. Adekunte, a trial Magistrate at the Magistrate Court 1 in the same
Ilaro Judicial Division”
While dragging the accused persons before the Court on a three(3)
count charge, the Police Prosecutor, Inspector Gunnu Suru stated that Lateef Ebunolorun “M’ 15years and others still at large on 14th of February, 2018 at about 2.00pm at Army Day Secondary School area,Owode Yewa in the Ilaro Magistrate district did unlawfully conspire to commit felony to wit ,causing grievous harm on one Anome Emereh by stabbing him with broken bottle on his right hand which led to the amputation of his hand ,thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 332 (1 sub-section 2) and section 516(1) of the criminal code laws of Ogun State of Nigeria 2006.
And that you Ahmed Adesina “M’ 19years in the aforementioned
Magisterial district did unlawfully assist Lateef Ebunolorun and other
still at large to escape arrest, prosecution and punishment after
committing a felony and thereby committed an offence contrary to
section 10 and punishable under section 519 of the criminal code laws
of Ogun State Nigeria 2006.
After listen to the argument from the both parties in the matter, the
presiding Magistrate therefore adjourned the case till 16th of May,
2019 for ruling.