Court Remands Two Jobless Nigerians Over Toy Gun

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court has remanded two unemployed men in a custodial centre in Lagos for allegedly being in possession of a toy gun.

The police charged 25-year-old Toheed Tajudeen and 27-year-old Segun Jayeola, whose residential addresses were not given, with conspiracy and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Magistrate Elizabeth Adeola did not take their pleas, but ordered that they should be kept in the Kirikiri Custodial Centre.

The magistrate also directed that the case file should be sent to the state Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Kenrich Nomayo, had earlier alleged that the suspects conspired to own a dummy gun, an act prohibited by the Federal Government.

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

The case was adjourned till September 7,2021 for mention.

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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