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6 arraigned for cutting off woman’s finger

The police in Lagos have arraigned six men before an Igboosere Chief Magistrate Court, on charges bordering on conspiracy, conduct likely to cause breach of…

The police in Lagos have arraigned six men before an Igboosere Chief Magistrate Court, on charges bordering on conspiracy, conduct likely to cause breach of public peace and cutting off fingers of a woman.

The suspects are Kazeem Waheed; Sanni Lasiru Adegoroye; Adenipebi Adegoroye; Amunikoro Owolabi; Olayinka Adenipebi; and Hakeem Olamiji Musiliu.

They were arraigned before Chief Magistrate T. O. Babalola by the men of Force Criminal Investigation Department ForceCID Alagbon-Ikoyi Lagos

The prosecutor, Barrister Morufu Animashaun, informed the court that the defendants and others now at large, sometimes in 2019, invaded a community, Okunlofa in Lekki, Lagos.

The prosecutor told the court that during the invasion of the community, the defendants inflicted bodily harm on the trio of Mrs. Idowu Okunniyi; Mr. Rasheed Gbenga and Mr. Igbokoyi Ayodele, by cutting off their fingers and some other parts of the body.

He said the offences contravened Sections Section 411; 246(a) and 168 (1)(d)of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015 and punishable under section 168(2) of the same Laws.

The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charges and Magistrate Babalola admitted each of the defendants to bail in the sum of N250, 000 with one responsible surety each.

The case was adjourned till November 7 for trial.