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Two in court over bank robbery

BY IJEOMA   NATHANIEL
LAGOS — Two men, Ubabuike Ezra Monday and Luiz Kehinde Aminu, were Wednesday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ikeja for allegedly committing felony to wit: armed robbery.

The defendants were docked before Magistrate E. A. Fabanwo on a three-count charge of robbery preferred against them by the police.

The Police prosecutor, Supol Barth Nwaokenye told the court that the suspects committed the offence on July 6, 2013 at FirstBank Nig Plc, Sabo Yaba branch, Lagos.

He said the defendant while armed with axe and cutlass did rob one Blackberry Curve S920 valued N30,000.00, one Nokia Asha phone valued N12,000.00 and cash sum of N30, 000.00, totalling  N72,000.00, all properties of one Kusoro Titilayo.

According to the prosecutor, the defendant also willfully and maliciously damaged two security strong room doors valued N360,000.00 property of FirstBank Nigeria Plc.

The case was adjourned to September 11, 2013.

 


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