Two persons arraigned for killing petrol attendant in Ondo


Two persons who allegedly killed a patrol attendant  in Akure have been arraigned before an Akure Chief Magistrate Court.


The two suspects and others at large conspired to rob Fabars Filling Station, Alagbaka.


The duo of of Wisdom Richard and Emmanuel James shot an attendant on the leg and another in his forehead which led to his death.


They were arraigned on a- four- count charge.


The prosecution said  the accused persons and others still at large conspired to commit felony to wit: Armed Robbery, Murder, unlawful possession of Firearms.


The police prosecutor, Sgt Onheninhen Augustine, told the court that the accused were notorious and trained armed robbers and that the court should remand them pending the outcome of the DPP’s advice.


The counsel to the accused persons, Barrister E O Owanei did not kick against their remand.


The Magistrate directed that the case file should be transferred to DPP office for legal advice and the case was adjourned to November, 2020 for definite trial.

Published by Wonderlady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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