Court Remands Kogi Lawmaker for Alleged Illegal Possession of Arms

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10 Jun 2013

By Tobi Soniyi

A magistrate’s court in Wuse Zone II, Abuja has remanded a member of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Mr. Friday Sani, also known as Makama over an alleged unlawful possession of fire arms, ammunition and police walkie talkie.

Sani was remanded alongside a co-accused, Job David. They were arraigned by the police before Chief Magistrate Usman Shuaibu last Friday.

The court consequently adjourned to Tuesday to hear bail application filed by the accused persons’ lawyer.

According to the police’s First Information Report (FIR), the two accused persons contravened sections 27(1) of the Fire Arms Act CAP F28 LFN 2004, as well as criminal conspiracy and abatement contrary to section 97 and 85 of Penal Code law

*culled from Thisday

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