Four remanded in prison over political violence in Akure
By Dayo Johnson, Akure
AN Akure Chief Magistrate has ordered that four persons suspected to be members of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) to be remanded in prison over last week’s armed attacks in Akure and Owo areas of the state.
The Police prosecutor, ASP Isah Atanegbe said that Oluwaseun and others at large used guns to cause terror in the public and in the process did a grievous harm to Sunday Ojo, Olaleye Ezekiel and Ola Ojo on 20th September , 2012 in Akure an offence punishable under Section 335 Cap 37 of the Criminal Code.
But the defence counsel, Mr. O. Adeniyan applied for bail to allow the accused seek medical cure to his head injury, but Chief Magistrate Akinsola Akintoye said he will be given satisfactory treatment at the Olokuta Prison health facility which he described as one of the best in Ondo State.
Akintoye therefore adjourned till 10th October, 2012 for ruling on the bail application.