Lagos Court Locks 27-year-old Up for Possessing Toy Gun

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ikeja has remanded 27-year-old Basiru Usman in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly possessing a toy gun.

ASP Victor Eruada who was the prosecutor charged Usman with conspiracy and unlawful possession of firearms.

Presiding Magistrate Folashade Oshikoya who delivered the judgement on Friday adjourned the case to October 4th

ASP Victor Eruada who was representing the State, said that Usman and some persons, at large, committed the offence on July 16 at 2 p.m along Alaba Rago Market, Ojo, Lagos.

He said that Usman, while ”armed” with a locally-made toy gun, caused fear in the community.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 411 and 312 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2015.

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