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10 suspects rearraigned over Ejigbo torture

17 February 2015, 11:18

Lagos - The arraignment of the 10 persons accused of torturing three women at the Oba Morufu International Market in Ejigbo, Lagos, has been adjourned, Punch reports.

Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja announced the adjournment on Monday following the absence of nine of the 10 suspects in court.

Also read: Ejigbo torture: Police parade victims, 10 suspects

The suspects namely Isiaka Waidi Saheed Adisa, Lateef Tijani , Ahmed Adisa, Azeez Akinosun, Jimoh Busari, Adekunle Adenuga, Buhari Yusuf, Abdullahi Harun and Oloruntoyin Dauda,  are to be arraigned by the Lagos State Government on 19 counts bordering on “conspiracy, attempted murder, sexual assault, malicious administering of poison, obtaining money by false pretences and deprivation of liberty.”

They were accused of stripping the victims naked and rubbing pepper on their private parts on the purported claim that the victims stole pepper.

Read more at Punch

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