The police on Wednesday arraigned a 28-year-old man, Adams Muraina, at an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged armed robbery.
The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a charge of armed robbery.
The prosecutor, Insp. Caleb Leramo, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on June 9 in Ado-Ekiti.
He alleged that the defendant robbed one Oniseyitan Temitope and Olusola Abiodun of their phones and money with dangerous weapons.
Leramo said the offence contravened Section 2(1) (a) and (b) of the Robbery and Firearm Act Cap RII Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.
The prosecutor told the court that the case file was duplicated and forwarded to office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) for advice.
The plea of the defendant was not taken.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Abdulhamid Lawal, ordered that the defendant should be kept in the police custody pending issuance of legal advice.
He adjourned the case until June 22 for mention.