FG Charges Ekiti Commissioner To Court For TerrorismCrime Watch, Latest News, News, News From The State Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
The Federal Government would on Wednesday arraign the Ekiti State Commissioner for Integration and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Mr Funminiyi Afuye, and 11 others before Justice Evoh Chukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged terrorism.
Afuye and 11 others, who are charged with terrorism, in a 3-count charge filed by the Police, were arrested over the last violent clash by party supporters in Ekiti, during which a man identified as Peter Akin was killed.
The Government’s decision to arraign the 12 accused persons came shortly after Afuye sued the Police in Ekiti State, alleging physical assault on him by Mobile Police Commander, Gabriel Selenkere.
Afuye, in the suit filed before the State High Court in Ado Ekiti, was seeking N1billion in damages for physical assault on his person and unlawful detention.
Other people to face trail with Afuye are Idowu Aladejebi, Afuye Jide, Anisulowo Kayode, Azeez Suleiman, Ajayi Idowu, Babadi Ajayi, Abiodun Omoniyi, Oyedapo Olaoluwa, Sunday Olalere, Dapo David and Akinyemi Tayo.
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