5 MAPOLY cultists nabbed with locally-made gun, arraigned

    Five suspected members of the Black Axe, a prohibited
    secret cult society, have been arraigned before an Ogun
    Magistrate Court.
    The accused, Olawale Olaniyi, Adeyemi Azeez, Olufalo
    Bidemi, Osilaja Hammed and Bashorun Sodiq, are all
    students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta.
    All face are facing a three-count charge of conspiracy,
    unlawful possession of firearms and belonging to a secret
    cult, Punch reports. »www.punchng.com/news/five-mapoly-students-arraigned-for-illegal-arms-possession/

    The court heard that the accused were members of the
    Black Axe secret cult society, contrary to Section 3 and
    punishable under Section 5 of the Secret Cult (Prohibition
    and Special Prohibition) Laws of Ogun State, 2006.
    They were also unlawfully in possession a locally-made
    gun, an offence contrary to Section 3 of the Firearms Act
    (Cap 28) Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 2004.
    Represented by counsels Bolarinwa Odeyale and B.O
    Saidu, the accused pleaded not guilty when the charge
    was read.
    Three of the accused, Olawale Olaniyi, Olufalo Bidemi
    and Bashorun Sodiq, were granted bail while the other
    two, Adeyemi Azeez and Osilaja Hammed failed to meet
    bail demands and were ordered to be remanded in prison.

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