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Three arraigned for armed robbery in Osun

09 September 2016, 20:58

Osogbo - An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded, Hammed Wale,22; Remilekun kayode,24; and Jolayemi Babatunde, 24; in Ilesa prison for alleged armed robbery.

The Magistrate, Mr Olusola Aluko, said he remanded them behind bars because of the magnitude of the offence.

The Prosecutor, ASP Mireti Wilson, had told the court that the accused persons committed the offence on June 29 at about 2:45 p.m. at Dagbolu Area, Osogbo.

Wilson said the accused persons conspired among themselves to attacked Ganiyu Olaoti at gun point by confiscating his Toyota Highlander Jeep, ABC 987 AR, valued N4.5 million.

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He said they also carted away some items to include a gold chain worth about N150,000 , eight phones at N230,000, and N18,000 cash from him.

He said the offence contravened sections 6(d) and punishable under sections 1(1) , 1(2)(a) and 3(1) of the Armed Robbery and Firearm Act cap R 11 vol.14 of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

The pleas of the accused persons were not taken.

The case was adjourned till Nov.4 for mentioned. 




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