Ado-Ekiti - An Ado-Ekiti Chief
Magistrates' Court on Monday ordered the remand of one 35-year-old Yusuf
Abdulazeez, in prison custody over alleged armed robbery.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Bamikole Olasunkanmi, told the court
that the accused committed the offence on Nov. 12 at Ikole-Ekiti.
Olasunkanmi said that the accused while armed with cutlass
and gun robbed one Olajide Ogunleye of his belongings.
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According to him, the offence is punishable under Section
1(1)(2)(a) of the Robbery and firearms (special provision) Act 2012.
He said the case file was sent to the office of the
Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal advice.
The plea of the accused was not taken and the defence counsel,
Mr Taiwo Komolafe, sought for a new date for hearing pending the outcome of the
Chief Magistrate Idowu Ayenimo remanded the accused in
prison custody till the outcome of the advice from DPP and adjourned the case
till Dec.18, for further hearing.