Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Disabled, one other arraigned for robbery

Twenty-eight-year-old, physically challenged man, Yahya Dogo and one Moses Kikame (26-yr) were yesterday arraigned before a Lagos High Court for allegedly stealing jewellery valued at N100, 000.
The duo who were charged before Justice Christopher Balogun are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery. State counsel, Mr W.A Quadri told the court that the defendants have no particular means of livelihood.
Information on the charge sheet revealed that Kikame and Dogo committed the offence on June 3, 2011 at Lester Pharmacy, Ado-Odo, Ajah, Lagos at 8.00 p.m.
Kikame and Dogo attacked one Mr Lucky Amadiuche while armed with a gun and disposed him of his gold chain valued at N100, 000. They however, pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to them.
Ruling their bail applications, the court granted Kikame which Dogo was remanded in prison custody. The offences contravened Sections 402 and 403 of the Criminal Code Laws of Lagos State.
State counsel, Mr W.A Quadri who pleaded that there were no witnesses in court at the time of the hearing; asked for an adjournment date to enable him produce witnesses in court which the defense counsel, Mr Omiyinka Oyediji, didn’t object.
Justice Balogun then ordered that the first defendant continue his bail while the second be remanded in custody and adjourned the case to October 3, 2013 for hearing.

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