A 39 years old man named Clement Chidi was on Wednesday, remanded by an Ikeja Magistrate Court for robbing a Police officer of his identity card.
Reports gathered was that the suspect used a knife to carry out the robbery that eventually landed him in kirikiri correctional facility.
It was also learnt that the Police prosecutor, Insp. Lucky Ihiehie, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on March 6 at Apapa Road, Ebute-Meta, Lagos State.
The Prosecutor said in his words; “the defendant armed himself with a double-edged knife and robbed Cpl. Joel Samaila of his police ID card.”
“The defendant approached the complainant, pointed the knife at him, snatched his ID card and ran away. He was later apprehended and taken to the station.”
He said that the offence violated Section 297 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The Magistrate, Mrs O.A. Layinka, who did not take the plea of Chidi ordered that the file should be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions for advice.
Layinka adjourned the case until May 3 for further hearing.