Two students of Ekiti State University
(EKSU), Ado- Ekiti have been sentenced to
three years in
prison for involving in cult related activities.
The accused, who were identified as
Akintunde Olumide and Oladapo Olaoluwa,
were brought before Justice Monisola
Abodunde of an Ado Ekiti High Court on a
three-count-charge of stealing,
assault and secret cult. According to the
Police prosecutor, Femi Falade, the accused
committed the offence on July 13, 2013 at
a hotel in Iworoko -Ekiti. crime He said the
offence was punishable under Section 355,
4(1) of Criminal Code Laws of Ekiti State
and Secret Cults (Abolition and Prohibition).
The prosecutor called four witnesses to prove
his case, while the defendant counsel,
Oluwole, also called three witnesses to prove
Delivering judgment, Justice Abodunde said
that the accused made a confessional
statement as a member of Black Axe
Confraternity at the Criminal
Investigation Department during interrogation.
She added that the Police found in their
custody, small cutlass, black head warmer,
black trousers during investigation.
The judge held that the short cutlass cannot
be measurable with the one used for
weeding grass. Abodunde said the exhibit
recovered from the
accused made the case weighty and
voluminous. She therefore found the accused
guilty as charged and convicted them
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