Court Remands Poly Student Over Robbery in Ondo

A student, Adebanji Fisayo, has been remanded by an Ondo State Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly involving in the act of robbery and attempted rape.

Fisayo,  who is said to be a student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, was said to have robbed a fellow student, identified as Salaja Florence, at gun point.

He was also alleged to have attempted to rape the victim at gun point.

He was said to have committed the offence last week, as he allegedly robbed the victim of the sum of N30,000 and other personal belongings at L88 Hotel in Owo Local Government Area of the state.

Fisayo was arrested by the men of the state police command and later charged to court.

The defendant was arraigned before the court on a four count-charge bothering on robbery and attempted rape.

The charge sheet reads, “That you, Adebanji Abiodun Fisayo ‘M’, on the 28th day of September, 2022 at about 3:45pm at L88 Hotel, Along Isuada Express Road, Owo in the Owo Magisterial district unlawfully assaulted one Salaja Florence ‘F’, with intent to have carnal knowledge of her against the order of the nature and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 352 of the Criminal Code Cap 37 Vol. 1, Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria 2006″