Ebutte Metta Magistrate Court

A 26-year-old man, Solomon Ojo, was on Friday brought before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly kidnapping three men.

Ojo appeared on a two-count charge of conspiracy and kidnapping.

He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Mrs Maria Dauda, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Sept. 5 at No. 15, Irepodun St., Igando, near Lagos.

She alleged that Ojo kidnapped one Osahan Obazee, 22, Augustine Ekwegbudu, 27, and Fadugbagbe Akindele, 29.

The offence contravened Sections 2 and 3 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2017.

The Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Salawu, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties each in like sum.

The case was adjourned until Oct. 11 for mention.