Atrocity : Ondo monarch remanded for alleged involvement in armed robbery


Oba Ojagbohunmi Oluwanbe of Ayetoro Community in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State was on Tuesday ordered to be remanded in the custody of the Criminal Investigation Department, CID.

The monarch had earlier been arraigned earlier than Akure Chief Magistrate Court over alleged armed robbery the place the state CID prosecutor, Olatunji Kazeem informed the court that he and others at large, armed with weapons, cutlasses and different harmful weapons, conspired to rob 5 different individuals the sum of N1,593,000 million.

Ojagbohunmi was stated to have dedicated the offences between January 11, 2018 and October 7, 2018, at Ayetoro Community. According to the Prosecutor, the offences are opposite to and punishable under part 1(1) 2(a) and (b) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provision) Act, Cap R 11 laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004, in addition to part 320(1), 443(a)(1) of the Criminal Code, Cap. 37, Vol.1 Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006 and part 15(2)(a) (b) of the Chief Law of Ondo State, 2006.

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The CID prosecutor stated, “Oluwanbe and different at massive whereas being armed with weapons, cutlasses and different harmful weapons did rob one Ajimijere Ayodele of his Tiger Generator valued N28,000 and money sum of N160,000.


“Also robber one Temitope Olowodasa the sum of N270,000, one Igoli Akinlana the sum of N635,000; one Otunba Dele Kudehinbu the sum of N150,000 saved in his transient case and one Akinluwa Rachael the sum of N350,000 saved in her brief case. Read Also: Fani-Kayode Cries Out as EFCC raids CJN Onnoghen’s residence


“Shot one Olu Obolo in the leg and matcheted him on the rear pelvic girdle and sprayed the constructing of 1 Tobase Ayoposi with petrol, set it ablaze and destroyed the constructing. “Did permit your self to be put in as the Oba Ogeloyinbo of Ayetoro community and thereafter paraded your self because the Oba Ogeloyinbo having not been accredited by the Executive Council of Ondo State.”


Kazeem prayed the court to remand the accused monarch in the jail custody.


The presiding magistrate Olanipekun Mayomi ordered that the monarch needs to be remanded in CID custody until January 24, 2019, for the listening to of his bail application


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