DSS arraigns four suspected terrorists in Ogun

Four suspected terrorists have been arraigned by the Department of State Services before a Chief Magistrate’s Court in Isabo, Abeokuta, Ogun State.


The suspects identified as Aliu Abubakar, Abubakar Usman, Abubakar Amadu, and Adamu Aliu were arrested on December 9, 2022.


They were arraigned on Wednesday, March 15, for terrorism and kidnapping charges in a suit number MISC/15/2023 between the state vs Aliu Abubakar and three others.


The prosecution counsel, Emmanuel Zamba, told the court that the DSS had filed a motion ex parte dated March 15 in respect of the suit. The DSS in a five-paragraph affidavit, sought an order of the court to remand the suspects in custody of the Nigeria correctional service for 30 days pending the determination of the suit.


The Chief Magistrate, M O Osinbajoin, granted the prayer of the DSS as pleaded by the prosecution counsel. The case was adjourned till April 17 for further reports from the DSS.

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