CRIME & COURT
5 Lagos robbers imprisoned
An Ogba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has ordered the remand of five suspected armed robbers at the Kirikiri Custodial Centre. They are Saheed Ganiyu, 30, Azeez Adekunle, 21, Hamed Femi, 23, Jimoh Adejobi, 20, and Iyanuoluwa Delight, 23.
The police prosecutor, Inspector Felicia Okwori, told the court that the defendants committed the offences on February 3, 2023.
The charge also stated that the police recovered weapons from the robbers while they were operating along the Abeokuta Expressway by Alakuko Bus-Stop in the Ikeja Magisterial District.
The offences are punishable under Section 299 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.”
Magistrate H. B Mogaji did not take the pleas of the defendants.
The case was adjourned till June 23, 2023.