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5 teenagers arraigned for alleged attempted felony

Five teenagers, namely, Daramola Samuel, Wasiu Usman, Selim Adebayo, Michael Yekini and Akeem Fawasi, on Friday appeared before a Grade ‘A’ Customary Court, Ibadan, for an alleged attempt to commit felony.

The five with no fixed addresses were charged with conspiracy and attempt to commit felony, to which they pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor, Mr Philip Amusan, told the court that the defendants allegedly committed the offence on Thursday, at about 11.00 a.m., at Oke-Ado area, Ibadan.

Amusan alleged that the defendants attempted to commit felony by gathering at a particular abandoned building within the community to carry out atrocities’ activities.

He said the offence contravened Sections 516 and 509 of the Criminal Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The court president, Mrs Sukurat Yusuf, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N200,000 each with two sureties each in like sum.

Yusuf held that one of the sureties must be a blood relation to the defendants.

She, thereafter, adjourned the case until July 16, for hearing. (NAN

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