August 29, 2017 – 3 Nigerians Who Kidnapped 2 Filipinos In Ikorodu Lagos Remanded In Prison
A Chief Magistrates’ Court In Ebute Meta Lagos on Monday remanded in prison three men who allegedly kidnapped two Filipinos in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
29-year-old Yinka Adebanjo, 31-year-old Seun Ogunsumbo, and 32-year-old Ishau Awokoya, were arraigned before Chief Magistrate Oluyemisi Adelaja on a four-count charge of conspiracy, kidnapping and unlawful possession of arms and ammunition.
Prosecuting Inspector Chinalu Uwadione said the defendants committed the offences on July 5, at Odonla in Ikorodu.
He said they kidnapped Jammie Lacar and Mario Maglundo, who work with Mateco Industry West Africa, and demanded N4 million ransom for their release.
The defendants also had in their possession arms and ammunition concealed in a DVD player, Uwadione alleged.
According to him, the offences contravened Sections 2, 3 and 11 of the Kidnapping Prohibition Act of Lagos State 2017 and Section 329 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.
Their pleas were not taken.
Following Uwadione’s application, Chief Magistrate Adelaja remanded them in Prison, pending advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).