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.

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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.

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