Twenty-two students of the Osogbo Grammar School were arraigned before a Magistrates’ Court sitting in the Osun State capital for allegedly conspiring to assault and intimidate staff and students of the school.
The accused students are: Lawrence Samuel ,(22), Amao Ayoyinka ,(33),Lucky Jeremiah ,(16),Segun Agboola ,(17),Sodiq Adeyemo ,(17),Jamad Adegbenle ,(17),Gafar Oyeleke,(14),Ayomide Fatunmibi,(15),Pelumi Oyetunde,(15),Ahmed Gbadebo,(17),Pelumi Owoyemi,(17).
Others are: Musbau Olabode ,(16),Ridwan Oladapo,(15),Seye Dawodu ,(15),Toheeb Adeyemo,(15),Esther Adeleye,(14),Mutiu Ajadi ,(16),Taiwo Oluwatobiloba,(16),Abass Lukman,(17),Ridwan Oladimeji,(22),Samad Mudashiru,(19) and Sunday Fowowe (17)
They were arraigned on a seven-count charge of conspiracy, violence, unlawful possession of firearms, among others.
The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Joshua Oladoye told the court that the accused persons on the 17th and 18th of October at about 9:30am at Osogbo Grammar School conspired to cause mayhem and inflicted injuries on the members of staff and students of the school.
He added that the accused also brandished dangerous weapons within the school premises with the aim to intimidate the members of staff and students.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges preferred against them. The Magistrate, Mrs Adenike Olowolagba, granted them bail in the sum of N200,000 each, with two sureties, and thereafter adjourned the case till December 6, for hearing.