2 UNILAG Students Docked for Robbery

Two undergraduates of the University of Lagos, were on Wednesday arraigned at Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for alleged robbery and belonging to an unlawful society.
The students, Kunle Shakiru (26) and Moses Olowe (23), are facing a two-count charge of belonging to an unlawful group and stealing, while armed with dangerous weapons.
The accused had pleaded not guilty when the charges were read to them.
The Prosecutor, Gbemileke Agoi, explained that the offences were committed on August 5, at the University of Lagos.
He said the accused, armed with a short gun, robbed some people of their various valuables valued at N35,700.
The offences, Agoi noted, contravened Section 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.
It also contravenes Section (2) (a) (b) of the Robbery and Fire arms (Special Provisions Act), Cap 398, Vol. XXII, Laws of the Federation, 2003 as amended.
The Magistrate, A.O. Ajibade, granted them bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case till September 20, for advice and mention.

Author: News Editor

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