Court Frees Suspected Vandals Of Olukere’s Hotel
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Suspected hoodlums who vandalized a hotel belonging to Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Ganiyu Obasoyin have been freed by an Ado-Ekiti Magistrate Court.
They were arrested and detained by the Police in connection with the attack on the hotel on December 25 shortly after the hotel was commissioned.
The two suspects, Ayodele Osanyinbola and Babatunde Ayodele were kept in custody pending the receipt of legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).
At the court sitting on Thursday, February 8, 2018, the DPP, Mr. Gbemiga Adaramola, disclosed that a legal advice has come from his office to the effect that the accused have no case to answer.
The Magistrate, Mrs. Doyin Akosile, in a short ruling ordered the release of the accused persons on the strength of the legal advice from the DPP.
The Olukere and five others were remanded in prison custody for alleged complicity in the killing of one Kolade Adefemi at Ojumose area in Ado- Ekiti, the state capital in the heat of the attack on his hotel.
Others remanded with the Ganiyu Obasoyin are Ajewole Sunday, Adetowoju Bode, Kayode Michael, Olowolafe Tola and Aluko Taiwo.
They are due to appear in court again on February 16.