NURTW chieftain, ‘Tokyo,’ not on police wanted list—Counsel




the wanted list of the , his counsel, Mr Debo Adeleke, has said.
Adeleke stated this Wednesday in Ibadan  while reacting to speculations that Akinsola,  popularly known as Tokyo, was the wanted list of the .
The counsel, in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said  Akinsola was never the wanted list of  the in connection with the violence in Ibadan June 4, 2011.
“To put the records  straight, our client, Alhaji Lateef Akinsola (a.k.a Tokyo),  was never wanted and he is still wanted in connection with the mayhem and unfortunate violence that occurred at Iwo road on June 4, 2011.
“Shortly after the incident, the Nigerian Police Force invited our client for interrogation after which our client approached the Federal High Court Ibadan in suit no FHC/IB/CS/95/2011.
“  He was only exonerated but discharged and acquitted for the alleged unfortunate incident,’’  he said.
Adeleke said  retired Justice J.E. Shakarho  delivered the court ruling on Dec. 20, 2011, adding that   it would be wrong for anyone to insinuate that his client was involved in any murder case or violence  in the state.
He said any statement or publication to the contrary would denigrate his client and bring him to public ridicule.  (NAN)

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