For bold to dedicate a sincerely grievous crime, a Nigerian undergraduate scholar, has determined himself inner a Lagos prison.
Chijioke Samson, a 24-yr-vintage undergraduate student, who allegedly broke right into a residence and robbed a lady, Mrs. Modupe Adebayo of her wedding ring and laptops at gunpoint with others still at big, turned into on Monday delivered earlier than an Ikeja Magistrates’ court docket.
The state reports that Samson, who is living in Ikotun, a Lagos suburb, is facing a 3-remember rate bordering on unlawful possession of firearms and stealing.
even though the accused denied the charge, the prosecutor, Insp. Simeon Imhonwa advised the court that the accused committed the offences with others nevertheless at massive on April 3 at about nine.30 p.m. at No. 21, Ore-ofe St., off Governor’s avenue, Ikotun.
He stated the accused broke into the complainant’s house and robbed her of her wedding ceremony ring, laptops, a telephone, all valued at N575, 000 and N108, 000 cash.
“The accused become apprehended with the aid of the police in his break out bid whilst accomplices fled in an unmarked vehicle.’’
in keeping with Imhonwa, police recovered one regionally-made gun with two stay cartridges from the accused.
The offences contravened Sections 295, 296 and 297 of the crook regulation of Lagos country, 2015 (revised).
The leader Justice of the Peace, Mrs. B.O. Osunsanmi, ordered that the accused be remanded in jail and directed that the case record should be despatched to the state Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for recommendation.
Osunsanmi adjourned the case until July 24 for mention.
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