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Court Remands 21 Year-old Man For Robbery

A 21 year-old man, Awodeji Aderanti, was on Tuesday remanded in Ilesa prison custody over alleged armed robbery. Aderanti is facing a two-count charge bothering on armed robbery and theft. The Magistrate, Mr. Ashiru Ayeni, ordered that the accused be kept in prison custody due to the magnitude of the offence committed. The prosecutor, Inspector…”
Moroti Olatujoye
December 15, 2017 3:54 pm

A 21 year-old man, Awodeji Aderanti, was on Tuesday remanded in Ilesa prison custody over alleged armed robbery.

Aderanti is facing a two-count charge bothering on armed robbery and theft.

The Magistrate, Mr. Ashiru Ayeni, ordered that the accused be kept in prison custody due to the magnitude of the offence committed.

The prosecutor, Inspector Mustapha Tajudeen, told the court that the accused committed the offence on March 14, 2016 at about 2:00 a.m. at Ido-Osun area, Osogbo.

Tajudeen said the defendant robbed one Folakemi Alonge at gun point and carted away some valuables which included the following: one laptop, one LG phone, one BlackBerry phone, Tecno phone and a pair of shoes.

Other items include; Two hard disk, three sacks and ONTV I.D card with two Samsung phones among others.

He said the total sum of the items stolen worth about N702,500.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened sections 6(b),1(2)(a)(b) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special provision) Act Cap vol. 14 , laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

The plea of the accused was not taken as he had no any legal representation.

The Magistrate, however, adjourned the case to January 30, 2018 for mention.

 

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