police arraign man, 47, for alleged possession of gun

police arraign man, 47, for alleged possession of gun

Ogunsakin Mustapha
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The Police on Wednesday arraigned  a 47-year-old man,  Kolawole Lamidi, in  an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly possessing a Dane gun.

Lamidi, whose address was not provided, was charged with possession of Dane gun, to which he pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor, ASP Foluke Adedosu told the court that the defendant committed the offence on July 5, at about 7.30 p.m, at Agbada village, Ibadan.

Adedosu said Lamidi unlawfully went armed with the gun in the public, without lawful occasion in such a manner and caused terror to  Abiodun Olasunkanmi and two others.

She said the offence contravened Section 417(d) of the Criminal Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The Magistrate, Mrs M. Olagbenro granted the defendant bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two reliable sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case until Aug. 1, for hearing.


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