The Police on Thursday in Lokoja arraigned the son of the former governor of the Kogi state, the late Prince Abubakar Audu, for robbery and attempted culpable homicide at a Lokoja Magistrates’ Court.

Mohammed Audu was arrested on Wednesday night when he honoured police invitation at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad at the Police Headquarters in Lokoja.

The prosecution charged the accused with criminal conspiracy, causing grievous hurt, mischief, armed robbery and attempted culpable homicide, contrary to sections 97(1), 248, 327, 298 and 229 of the Penal Code.

The prosecuting police officer, Mr Gabriel Otowu, told the court that Mohammed allegedly committed the offences against his uncle, Prince Yahaya Audu, on Aug. 30, in the family house at Ogbonicha, Ofu Local Government Area.

According to reports from Punch, the Magistrate, Mr Alhassan Husaini, granted the accused bail as  the prosecutor did not outrightly object to the bail application but asked your worship to exercise his discretion.

The accused person was admitted to bail in the sum of N100, 000 with a surety in like sum and the matter was adjourned to Sept. 29 for further mention.

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