An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court has ordered the Remand of two men, Ojo Sunday, 22 and Sanni Gafaru, 20, for Alleged robbery.
They will remain at Ado-Ekiti Prisons pending the receipt of a legal advice from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
Sunday and Gafaru, who were arraigned by the police commissioner, are facing charges of conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery.
They were alleged to have robbed Akintola Odunayo and Olabanji Raphael on January 30 in Ado-Ekiti, while armed with weapons.
The offence is punishable under Section 403 (2) of the Criminal Code Cap C16 Laws of Ekiti State 2012.
The Officer in Charge, Legal Section, Criminal Investigation and
Intelligence Department, Mr. Femi Falade, sought the remand of the accused via Form K.
The request is in line with sections 264 (1) and (2) of Ekiti State Administration of Criminal Justice Law, 2014.
The accused were arrested with exhibits. They have confessed to the crime. They have been identified by the victims.
The Magistrate, Mrs. Doyin Akosile, ordered the remand of the accused in prison, saying the duplicate file should be sent to the DPP for legal advice.
She adjourned the case till March 8.