Friday, April 15, 2016

Adams Oshiomhole's aide nabbed for illegal gun possession

A Senior Special Assistant to  Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole was on Thursday arraigned before an Oredo Magistrate Court sitting in Benin, for illegal gun possession and an anti-government publication he posted online.

Curtis Ugbo, 47, allegedly committed the offence on Tuesday, April 12. According to the prosecutor, Sylvester Omor, the accused unlawfully had in his possession, a double barrel gun without a valid licence to cover it. The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 59 (1), 249 (d) and 430 (2) of the Criminal Code Cap. 48, Vol. II, laws of the defunct Bendel State of Nigeria 1976, now applicable in Edo.

Ugbo, plead  not guilty to the charge and was granted N100,000 bail and a surety in like sum who must have a landed property. The case was till April 26, for hearing.

1 comment:

  1. Because he talked about the government wow! It's a democracy Shey?