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Four men arraigned over alleged cult activities

28 June 2013, 17:25

Lagos - The police in Lagos arraigned four men for allegedly being involved in cult related activities.

The men are Raheem Eletu, Ismael Salami, Kehinde Adeyemi and Ibraheem Ajisafe.

The four, who live in Lagos Island, appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates' Court on a charge of being members of an unlawful society.

According to the prosecutor the men were arrested around Lagos Island with cutlasses and stones during a fight between rival cults.

“Eletu belongs to a group called “Shope”, Ajisafe’s group is called “ Kilamo” while Adeyemi and Salami both belong to a group known as “Tobalashe,” the prosecutor said.

He said that the offence contravened Section 42(a) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The section stipulates a three-year prison term for anyone found guilty of the offence.

All the four accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charge and were granted bail at N50 000. The case was adjourned to July 18.



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