42-year-old suspect faces 3 years imprisonment!

A 42-year-old traffic robber has been taken to court on a three-count charge.


The suspect's name is Idowu Adebogun and he appeared before the Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, November 18th.

Although, he pleaded not guilty, the Prosecutor, Cpl. Mary Ajiteru, insisted that the accused committed the following offences in a traffic jam along Lucky Fibre Road in Ikorodu on Nov. 7th.

"The accused and others still at large, usually, rob in traffic jams on that road."

“On this fateful day, the accused threatened Mr with gun while in his car, slapped him and carted away his N8,000. The complainant recognised the accused and reported the matter to the police and he was accosted while others escaped.’’

Adebogun faces imprisonment for three years, according to the Section 173 of the Criminal Code Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Magistrate, Mrs Adelabu Olagbegi, granted the accused a N20,000 bail and adjourned the case till Dec. 12th.


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