Court remands 2 men for alleged armed robbery

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday ordered that two men be remanded in Kirikiri Centre for alleged armed robbery.


The police charged Sunday Olawunmi, 37, and Chidozie Amuzie, 28, who both reside in Ajagbandi area of Lagos State with armed robbery.

Chief Magistrate J.A. Adegun, did not take the plea of the suspects, for want in jurisdiction to entertain the case.

Adegun ordered the prosecution to send the case file to the Lagos State of Public Prosecution (DPPs) for legal advice.

He adjourned the case until Oct. 13, for hearing.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, ASP Benson Emuerhi, had told the court suspects, armed with dangerous weapons, robbed Mr Jamiu Issa of his Tecno Camon 15 phone valued at N96,000 and of N220,000.

Emuerhi told the court suspects committed the with others, who are at on July 14, at 2.45 p.m. at Lekki Epe Expressway, Lagos

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 297(1) (2) (a) (b) and 299 of the Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

The sections stipulate 21 years’ imprisonment for if found guilty. (NAN)