An Osun State Magistrate Court, sitting in Osogbo, has ordered the remand of four persons suspected to be motorcycle snatchers in the Nigerian Correctional Centre.
The defendants, Bello Abubakar(30), Mustapha Yinusa(21), Usman Abubakar Faruq(31) and Adefisoye Temitayo(36), were accused of robbing seven different people of their Bajaj motorcycles.
According to the charge sheet obtained by OSUN DEFENDER on Thursday, the offense was committed between the months of June and September 2023, at Osogbo area in Osun State.
The alleged offense, according to the police, is punishable under Section 403A and 402 of the Criminal code, Cap 34, Vol.II, Law of Osun State, 2002.
However, the defendants all pleaded not guilty to the charges against them.
The presiding Magistrate, Abayomi Ajala, in his ruling, ordered the remand of the defendants in Ilesha Correctional Centre.
The case was adjourned till November 29, 2023, for mention.
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