Two Arraigned For Allegedly Stealing From Accident Victims



Two suspects, Babatunde Olatunji, 37; and Tunde Afolabi, have been arraigned before a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Badagry, Lagos State for allegedly stealing N34,350 from dead victims of an accident along Lagos-Badagry Expressway.

The Lagos state police command  arraigned them on Thursday, July 27.

They were accused of committing the offence on July 9, at about 11 a.m, at the Muhammadu Buhari Bus Stop, on the Lagos-Badagry expressway, Age-Mowo, Lagos.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp Ayodele Adeosun said the defendants were apprehended by the people at the scene of the accident and handed over to the police for prosecution.

The suspects who pleaded not guilty to the offence, were granted bail of N200,000 by Magistrate T. A. Popoola, with two sureties in like sum.

Popoola ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed. He adjourned the case until August 21, for mention.


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