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Eight Yabatech Students Docked Over Secret Cult Membership

Eight students of Yaba College of Technology , Lagos State , were on Tuesday brought before an Ogudu Magistrates ’ Court over membership of an unlawful society called Eiye Confraternity .

The accused are Lawal Ahmed, 23; Ogunyemi Oluwayosi , 19; Samuel Irikefe, 17; Godwin Etim, 23; and Abayomi Badmus , 24. The others are Chiemeka Oluwaseyi , 21; Promise Agbogwu , 20; and Benedict Isichie, 18.

The suspects , who were allegedly arrested with charms , are facing three charges of conspiracy , belonging to a secret
cult and stealing .

The men , according to Police Prosecutor Lucky Ihiehie , committed the offences on September 21 at 10pm at Yaba College of Technology .

Ihiehie said the suspects stole N 5, 000 from another student on campus.

The complainant ( name withheld) had told the police at Sabo Station that he was on the campus when the suspects accosted him and collected his phone, Automated Teller Machine card and withdrew N 5, 000 from his account .

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the case was later transferred to the Anti -cultism Unit, Gbagada , on September 25.

The offences contravened Sections 42 ( a) , 287 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State , 2015.

The suspects, however , pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The Magistrate , Mrs E . Kubeinje, granted them bail in the sum of N 50, 000 each with two sureties each in like sum.

She also directed that the sureties must be gainfully employed with evidence of tax payment.

( NAN)


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