Court remands 3 men for alleged armed robbery



A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of three men in a facility alleged robbery, unlawful possession of firearms and criminal conspiracy.

The pleas of the defendants, Mujaheed Saminu, 32, Ismail Yunusa, 32 and Lawal Abubakar, 27, were not taken.

The Magistrate, Hajara Dauda, said the defendants should be remanded pending the advice of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

She adjourned the case until April 8, mention.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Insp. Sunday Baba, told the court that the defendants, committed the offence on March 18, at Agwa New Extension Trikania, Kaduna State.

According to Baba, the defendants and three others at large, while a gun and other dangerous weapons attacked and robbed one Esther Isaiah at her residence.

The prosecutor said the defendants stole the complainant’s RAV 4 Jeep car worth  6.5 million, gold jewelleries valued 2 million, two phones worth 75, 000 and cash sum of N250,000.

Baba said the defendants were arrested at Nasawara Area of Kaduna State, by a team of policemen attached to the State Criminal and Investigative Department, based on information received.

He added that during police investigation, the defendants confessed to have committed the .

The offence, Baba said, contravened the provisions of sections 59 and 238(1)(2)(a)of the Kaduna State Penal Code Law, 2017. ()