By Editor

An Igbosere High
Court on Monday arraigned two men for allegedly breaking into the Redeemed
Christian Church of God in the Ijegun Area of Lagos State and stealing items
worth N680, 000 at gunpoint.

The defendants, Bright
Oriakwu and Babajide Akinola, were arraigned on five counts bordering on
conspiracy, armed robbery, burglary and belonging to an unlawful society.
According to the
prosecutor, Tunde Sunmonu, the defendants conspired with others who are still
at large to break into the church to steal mixers, amplifiers and four
Sunmonu added that the
defendants also robbed the congregation in the premises of the church.
The defendants were
alleged to have committed the offences between November 27, 2015, and December
29, 2015, at No. 4 Ezimorah Street, off Marwa Road, Ijegun, Satellite Town, Lagos.
“The accused, while
armed with a gun, robbed one Mr Chogozie Orgwu of his HP laptop worth N200,
000, two mobile phones worth N110, 000, a digital external drive worth 100,000,
a watch worth N70,000 and a cash sum of N200,000,” Sunmonu said.

He added that the
defendants were nabbed while trying to join an unlawful society, the Eiye

The offences,
according to him, contravene sections 42(a), 297(a) 311 and 411 of the Criminal
Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Prosecutor
however urged the court to remand the defendants in police custody and
requested an accelerated trail.

Justice Adedayo
Akintoye however ordered that the duo should be remanded in prison and
adjourned the case till March 11 and 12 for trail.

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