Two students of the University of Lagos have gotten much more than they bargained for after engaging in armed robbery.
Kunle Shakiru, a 26-year-old man and Moses Olowe, 23, are students of the University of Lagos who have gotten themslves into serious trouble.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the duo who were on Wednesday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court faced a two-count charge of belonging to an unlawful group and stealing, while armed with dangerous weapons.
The Prosecutor, Gbemileke Agoi, explained that the offences were committed on August 5, at the University of Lagos.
He said the accused, armed with a short gun, robbed some people of their various valuables valued at N35,700.
The offences, Mr. Agoi noted, contravened Section 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.
It also contravenes Section (2) (a) (b) of the Robbery and Fire arms (Special Provisions Act), Cap 398, Vol. XXII, Laws of the Federation, 2003 as amended.
The accused had pleaded not guilty to the charges preferred against them.
The Magistrate, A.O. Ajibade, granted them bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case till September 20, for advice and mention.
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