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UNIOSUN Student remanded in prison over alleged armed robbery

By Nofisat Marindoti,, The Nigerian Voice, Osogbo
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A 28-year old student of Osun State University, UNIOSUN, Ajiboye Ayodeji has been remanded in prison custody over alleged armed robbery.

Prosecutor John Idoko briefed the court that the accused with others now at large, between November 3rd and 10th at Oke-Ayepe area in Osogbo, armed themselves with guns and robbed one Akinbami Julilat of three phones, recharge cards worth N30,000 and a Gucci bag containing some money making the sum of the things stolen N208,000.

Idoko said the accused also robbed one Adeleke Kikelomo the sum of N550,000 with some properties and also one Adeleke Shileola the sum of N250,000.

The Prosecutor added that while the accused with others at large posed themselves to be members of an unlawful society called Eiye secret cult, they also robbed one Bakare Oreoluwa the sum of N200,000.

Idoko explained that the offences contravened sections 64(a)(b), 403(1)(2)(a) and 516 of the Criminal Code Cap 34, volume II, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2002.

Meanwhile, the plea of the accused was however not taken and Magistrate M A Awodele in his ruling, ordered that the accused be remanded in Ilesa Prison Custody.

Magistrate Awodele there after adjourned the case till January 28, 2018 but asked that a duplication of the case file be brought before the court on November 24, 2017.