Justice Kudirat Akano of the Osun High Court sitting in Osogbo on Friday granted bail to Oba Ademola Ademiluyi and five other suspects arrested in connection with the March 8 Ile-Ife crisis which claimed 46 lives.
Ademiluyi, the Alapoje of Apoje, as well as Taiwo Fakuajo, Akeem Eluwole , Bamidele Elurisanmi, Jimoh Sakiru and Daniel Olanrewaju were granted bail in the sum of N5 million each with two sureties.
She said one of the sureties must be a monarch or civil servant on Grade Level 14 and resident in the state.
The judge added that the other surety must be a blood relation of the accused.
She also said: ”The main objective or function of bail is to ensure the presence of the accused persons in court during trial.
”Bail to an accused during trial, particularly for a capital offence, is based on grace.
”Ordinarily, granting bail rests solely on the…
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