Ibrahim Wasiu, a 19-year-old man, who allegedly attacked and robbed a motorist in traffic of N1.3 million and other valuables, appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday May 25.
The accused, whose address was not disclosed in court, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and robbery.
The prosecutor, ASP Eranus Nnamonu, told the court that the offences were committed on March 4 at 9 p.m., along the Ojo Expressway, Lagos.
He explained that the accused attacked one Mr Stanley Meziem while he was driving his vehicle in traffic on Ojo Expressway.
“The defendant at knife point, forced out Meziem through his car window, assaulted him and obtained his digital camera, Ipad and N1.3m cash”, Nnamonu said.
Prosecution said that the offences violated Sections 294 and 297 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The defendant pleaded not guilty.
The Magistrate, Mrs Abimbola Komolafe, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N250, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
She also ordered that the defendant should deposit N20, 000 at the deputy registrar’s office as part of the bail condition and adjourned the case to June 11 for mention.
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