Judge Refuses Bail For Alleged Robber, Adjourns Case

Judge Refuses Bail For Alleged Robber, Adjourns Case

Four suspected armed robbers have been arraigned before an Akure Magistrate Court. The suspects include, Sunday Adeniba, 25, Tope Adewale alias Apaja, 27, Alaba Ijawoye alias Bebe, 26, and Michael Adeniba, 23.

They were said to have on June 25, 2012, at No. 12 Idanikan Street, Owo area of the state robbed one Ayo Sanni Rasheed of N15, 000, Samsung handset valued at N33,000, one Nokia phone valued N3,500 and Techno handset valued at N7,000. They pleaded not guilty to the offence, after which their counsel, A.M Agbaje, applied for their bail.

The prosecutor, Ayodele Atandeyi, also applied for an adjournment to enable him duplicate the case file and send to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) in the Ministry of Justice for legal advice.

In her ruling, the magistrate, Mrs. Charity Adeyanju, refused bail of the accused persons and ordered that they should be remanded in prison custody. The case was thereafter adjourned till October 24, 2012.

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