By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
An Osun State Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo on Monday remanded a 22-year-old boy, Tunde Agbaje for alleged armed robbery.
The Police prosecutor, Inspector Temitope Fatoba told the court that the defendant committed the purported crime on August 13,2020 at about 9:10pm at Bovas Filling station, Agunbelewo, Osogbo, the state capital of Osun.
The prosecutor alleged that the defendant and others now at large did conspired among themselves to commit felony to wit armed robbery.
He further alleged that the defendant did armed himself with gun and other dangerous weapon robbed one Ademola Omitogun, the manager of Bovas Filling station of N1,200,000.
According to him, the offence committed contrary to and punishable under section 6(b) and section 1(1)(2)(a)(b) of the Robbery Firearms (special provision) Act Cap Rll Vol.14 Laws of Federation of Nigeria 2004.
The plea of the defendant who had no legal representation was not taken by the court.
Magistrate Isola Omisade ordered that the accused be remanded in Ilesa correctional center and adjourned the matter till November 16, 2020 for mention.