Police arraign man for unauthorized gun possession

The Police on Wednesday arraigned a 47-year-old man, Kolawole Lamidi, before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly possessing a Dane gun.

Lamidi, whose address was not provided, was charged with possession of a Dane gun, to which he pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor, ASP Foluke Adedosu, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on July 5, at about 7.30 p.m, at Agbada village, Ibadan.

Adedosu said Lamidi unlawfully went armed with the gun in public, causing terror to Abiodun Olasunkanmi and two others.

She said the offence contravened Section 417(d) of the Criminal Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The Magistrate, Mrs M. Olagbenro granted the defendant bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two reliable sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case until August 1, for hearing.

Police arraign man for unauthorized gun possession

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