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Court remands 3 men in prison over alleged robbery

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Court remands 3 men in prison over alleged robbery

Osogbo, June 17,2019 An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday remanded three men in Ilesa Prisons over alleged armed robbery.

The defendants, Sola Adedayo, 34; Babatunde Adebayo, 39, and Olasanmi Folayan, 39, are facing a two-count charge of armed robbery and conspiracy.

The Magistrate, Mrs Rofiat Olayemi, ordered that the case file should be sent to the office of the Osun State Director of Public Prosecutions for advice.

Olayemi adjourned the case until July 15 for mention.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Sgt. Adewoye Kayode, told the court that the defendants committed the offences with some other persons still at large on March 16 at 9:30 p.m. at Dada Estate in Osogbo.

Kayode said the three men robbed one Abdulganiyu Idowu of his Lexus Jeep at gun point.

“They also carted away his ATM cards, driver’s licence, iPhones and some documents.”

The prosecutor said that the defendants, who were armed with dangerous weapons, including guns, cutlasses and charms, were later arrested by the police.

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