29-year-old Woman In Court For Failing To Report Robbery Plot


For failing to report a robbery plot she was aware of, a 29-year-old woman, Adebimpe Kosoko, has appeared before a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere.

Kosoko, who allegedly received stolen items and $200 cash from three suspected robbers who attacked one Mrs Sakirat Idowu was yesterday charged with felony and receiving stolen items, an offence which contravened Sections 319, 324, 402, 427 and 403 of the Criminal Code Laws of Lagos State.

The three suspected robbers were charged with murder, armed robbery and conspiracy.

Idowu Adedeji, 35; Mahmuni Olusoji, 34 and Rauf Anifowose, 30 were accused of shooting their victim and dispossessing her of two laptops, a BlackBerry  phone and jewellery, all valued at N400,000, and $1,000 cash.

According to the charge, the defendants committed the offences on December 1, 2010 at Akiti Avenue, Okota, Lagos at 9.00 p.m but they all pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to them.

Presiding judge, Justice Aishat Opesanwo adjourned the case to March 20 after State counsel, Mr Afolabi Sholebo pleaded for time so as to produce witnesses in court.


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