Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ebute Metta has on Wednesday arraigned two students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Kunle Shakiru, 26, and Moses Olowe, 23, for alleged robbery.
The two students were arraigned on a two-count charge of belonging to an unlawful group and stealing while armed with dangerous weapons.
The Prosecutor, Gbemileke Agoi, told the court that the offences were committed on August 5, at UNILAG premises.
Prosecutor Agoi explained that the accused, armed with a short gun, robbed some people of their various valuables valued at N35,700. Adding that the offences contravened Section 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.
He stated that It also contravenes Section (2) (a) (b) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions Act), Cap 398, Vol. XXII, Laws of the Federation, 2003 as amended.
The two students had pleaded not guilty to the charges preferred against them.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Ajibade, in her ruling, granted them bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
She adjourned the case till September 20.
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