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Court remands tailor over unlawful possession of firearm

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Magistrate Ajuma Igama, who did not take the plea of Azenda, ordered that he be remanded in the Federal prison Makurdi.

She adjourned the case until Sept. 26, for further mention

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Sgt. Ato Godwin,  told the court that Azenda was arrested on June 26, by the  Department of State Security Service (DSS) in Benue, following a tip off from the state vigilante group.

Ato  said Azenda was nabbed at Km V,  Gboko road around Coca cola area in the outskirts of  Makurdi.

He said when a search was conducted in him, one locally made pistol, one live ammunition and charms were recovered from him.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 3(1) of the Robbery and Firearms (special provisions) Act 2004.

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