Judiciary

Masquerade Custodian, Three Others Remanded Over Murder

An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has remanded masquerade custodian, Chief Kayode Esuleke, his son, Ifasola Esuleke and two others over the alleged murder of a member of Kamarudeen Mosque Moshood Salawudeen in a Mosque. 

The defendants, Chief Kayode Esuleke, Kola Adeosun, Akeem Idowu and Ifasola Esuleke were arraigned in the court on thirteen counts of murder, attempted murder, malicious damage, assault, breach of public peace and engaging in a public fight.

However, they all pleaded not guilty to the alleged offenses pressed against them. 

Justice Ayo Oyebiyi who presided over the matter ordered that they should be remanded in Ilesha Correctional Facility and adjourned the matter till September 21st, 2021 for consideration of bail. 

Radio Nigeria recalls that Masquerade followers and Muslim worshipers clashed at Kamarudeen mosques on June 27th 2021 where one person was killed, many were injured and properties destroyed. 

Akinola Adenitan

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