Ekiti - 17 students of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, have been accused of attempting to rob a branch of Wema Bank in the institution.
The Police on Wednesday informed the court of the intention to file a probable cause of action against the students, other than the six-count earlier slammed on them on Tuesday.
At the hearing on Wednesday, the police prosecutor, Samuel Osobu alleged that the students on February 7 unlawfully committed the offence of arson by burning houses belonging to ABUAD University security staff and burglary of a boutique belonging to the wife of the ABUAD founder.
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He added that the students also attempted to rob the branch of Wema Bank situated on the campus.
This was after the court had earlier admitted the students to N300 000 bail each and one surety in like sum, who must be either a civil or public servant on the previous charge.
The students on Monday vandalised cars and other items belonging to the school in a violent protest.
- News 24