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Alleged filling station robber, 22-year-old Agbaje, behind bars in Osun

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By Boye Ajayi

For allegedly robbing a petrol station manager of N1.2 million at gun-point, a 22-year-old, Tunde Agbaje, is to spend the next 77 days at an Osun State prison.

Agbaje and his accomplices had stormed Bovas filling station in Agunbelewo area of Osogbo, the state capital, on August 13, 2020 about 9:10p.m. and dispossessed the manager of N1.2 million.

The defendant and others still at large conspired and robbed Mr Ademola Omitogun, while armed with a gun and other lethal weapons, Police Prosecutorr Temitope Fatoba told the court.

 

The plea of the defendant, who was not represented by a counsel, was not taken by an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court, Persecondnews reports.

The offence violated Sections 1(1), (2), (a), (b)  and 6(b) of the Robbery Firearms (Special Provisions) Act, Laws of Nigeria 2004.

 

In his ruling during the brief arraignment of the accused, Magistrate Isola Omisade ordered he should be remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre.

 

The case has been fixed for Nov. 16, 2020 for mention.

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