[Osun]–A Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, Osun state presided over by Mrs. Awodele Olubukola has on Tuesday ordered that a teenager and three others be remanded in Ilesha prison for armed robbery and attempted murder.
The four accused were alleged on six count charges for conspiracy, armed robbery, felony and attempted murder.
The four suspect namely; Isaac Awe age 18 , Ojo Ayobami age 21, Rotimi Adedeji age 39 and Segun Adedeji Age 26.
The police prosecutor, Mr Elisha Olusegun told the court that the four accused committed the offense on April, 18. at Corpers Lodge Dada Estate in Osogbo.
According to him, the four accused conspired to commit felony to carry out an Armed Robbery operation.
He said “The four accused persons did arm themselves with guns and other dangerous weapons and rob one Adekanmi Taiwo Uthman of his Toyota Camry envelope car with registration number app780db valued 1,150,000, one infinix hot phone valued 24,500, two glasses valued 6,000 seat cover valued 4,500, wallet containing school identity card Of Ladoke Akintola University, his driving license, voters card, three ATM cards of first bank, Wema bank, GT bank and documents of the vehicle total valued 1,185,00.
“Did conspired among yourselves to commit felony to wit : attempted murder.
“Did unlawfully have in your possession one live cartridge which you could not give satisfactory account of.
“Did unlawfully attempted to kill one Adekanmi Taiwo Uthman by stabbing him with broken bottle in his head and right hand.
He further explained that the offense committed by the accused is contrary to and punishable under section 6(b) section 1(1) section 1(2)(a) (b) section 3(1) section 27 (1) (b) (11) of the Robbery and Firearms (special provision) Act cap Rll vol. 14 laws of the federation of Nigeria 2004 and section 516, section 320 (1) of the criminal code cap 34 vol. 11 laws of Osun state 2002.
The first and second accused have one counsel known as Okobe Najite and their plea were not taken.
The chief magistrate, Mrs Awodele Olubukola in her ruling ordered that they be remanded in Ilesha prison.
She thereby adjourned the case to November 24 for mention.