The court ordered that they would remain in Custody till January 20 , 2018.
The duo, who are residents of Sabo Unguwar Quarters , Katsina, were accused of conspiring with two persons at large , to rob one Tukur Hassan .
The police alleged that the defendants while armed with a hacksaw attacked Hassan on November 20 at the Filing Kannada area in Katsina.
They were said to have dispossessed Hassan of his TECNO handset valued at N22 , 000.
The police alleged that the accused sold the handset for N18 , 000 at Unguwar Alkali Market, Katsina.
Hassan was said to have reported the incident at the Sabongari police station , leading to the arrest of the two friends .
He said the offence was contrary to Section 1 (2 )( a) of the Robbery and Firearms Act , LFN, 2014 as amended .
The police prosecutor , Inspector Sani Ado , told the court that investigation was still ongoing towards the arrest of the two fleeing members of the gang .
The magistrate , Hajiya Fadila Dikko , adjourned the case and ordered that the two friends should be remanded in the prison custody .
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