Man docked for allegedly aiding kidnappers’ escape

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs M.O. Olajuwon, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N200,000 with two responsible and gainfully employed sureties in like sum.

Gunmen (Illustration)

The accused is charged with committing felony by aiding the escape of kidnappers, to which he entered a `not guilty’ plea.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Julius Babatope, told the court that the accused committed the offence on April 19 at Atere Area, Agbowa in Ikorodu.

He alleged that the accused helped the kidnappers clear a passage on the waterway for their escape.

Babatope said the offence contravened Section 406(1) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs M.O. Olajuwon, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N200,000 with two responsible and gainfully employed sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case until May 30 for trial.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Nigerian cleric predicts tough elections for Raila and Ruto

Nigerian cleric predicts tough elections for Raila and Ruto

Survey: Dennis Waweru leads the race for Nairobi County Governor

Survey: Dennis Waweru leads the race for Nairobi County Governor

Trio Mio to perform at much anticipated Raila event

Trio Mio to perform at much anticipated Raila event

Police issue advisory to ladies shopping on Instagram

Police issue advisory to ladies shopping on Instagram

Police officer commits suicide after killing wife, 5 others in Kabete

Police officer commits suicide after killing wife, 5 others in Kabete

7.5 million Kenyans vaccinated as 32 test positive for Covid-19

7.5 million Kenyans vaccinated as 32 test positive for Covid-19

The life of a President's Aide de Camp explained [Video]

The life of a President's Aide de Camp explained [Video]

Ex-Mwingi Central MP Joe Mutambu involved in grisly road accident

Ex-Mwingi Central MP Joe Mutambu involved in grisly road accident

Fire incident reported at Maranda High School

Fire incident reported at Maranda High School