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Court Docks 29-Year-Old In Prison Over Alleged Robbery



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A 29 years old, Lazarus Evans, has been remanded by a Chief Magistrate court sitting in Port Harcourt the Rivers State capital, for charges of robbery.

He was charged with two count charge which bothering on robbery and illegal possession of firearm.

He allegedly robbed on gunpoint one Sunny Dike of his brand new phones, IPad and cash valued at N487, 000.

In the court document obtained from the court, the items allegedly stolen by the accused person are: Microsoft Lumia 535 phone, IPad 4, 64 GB, Tecno Pop phone, Infinix hot 5 phone, Nokia 5300 phone and cash of N250,000.

The court prosecutor, Wilson Isaiah, a Police Inspector told the court that Evans committed offence contrary to sections 6 (b) and section 1, 2 (a) (b) of the robbery and firearms (special provisions) ACT Cap RII, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.

The presiding Magistrate, Sokari Andrew-Jaja ordered that the case file be forwarded to the court’s registrar and to the Director of public prosecution (DPP) for advice and ordered that the suspect be remanded in prison custody as he adjourned the case till October 25, for report of DPP’s advice.

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