Three males arraigned in Ekiti for explosives possession

The Police in Ekiti State have arraigned three males earlier than a Chief Magistrate Court, Ado Ekiti District for alleged possession of explosives.

The defendants – 46-year-old Adamu Abdullahi, 57-year-old Haruna Musa and 26-year-old Sanni Garba are going through a rely cost of possession of explosives.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Akinwale Oriyomi instructed the court docket on Friday that the defendant dedicated the offence on June 5, in Ado Ekiti.

The prosecutor alleged that “the defendants had in their possession three 32mm cartridges, detonating cord and firing cables.

“The offence contravened Section 1(c) and was punishable under Section 1(e) of the Explosive Act 1964 and Explosive Regulation 1967,” Oriyomi acknowledged.

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He urged the court docket to adjourn the case to allow him to review the file and assemble his witnesses.

The defendants, nonetheless, pleaded not responsible to the cost most well-liked in opposition to them.

Counsel to the defendants, Mr Ademola Richard, urged the court docket to grant the defendants bail, with a promise that they might not bounce bail.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Olarewaju Owoleso, granted the defendant bail of N500,000 with one surety every in like sum.

The court docket adjourned the case until July 29, for a listening to.

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