A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Thursday remanded a 37-year-old man, Sunday Johnson, in prison custody for allegedly brandishing a pistol in public.
Chief Magistrate A.O. AJibade, ordered that Johnson should be remanded after the accused had pleaded guilty to the charge.
Johnson, who resides at No.2, Depolotun St., Ojowo Jebu-Igbo, Ogun, is facing a two-count charge of “unlawful possession and unauthorised possession”.
The Prosecutor, ASP Rita Momah, had told the court that the accused committed the offences on June 26 at Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos. Momah said that the accused was arrested by the police while having a heated argument with someone at the beach with a pistol in his hand.
He said the offences contravened Sections 310 and 51 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The case was adjourned till July 3 for facts and sentencing.
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