80-year-old woman caught with 68 cartridges arraigned in court
The 80 year old woman, Comfort Izedemwe, who was
caught in Evbuoriaria village Ikpoba Okha Local
Government Area of Edo State on October 16 with 68
live cartridges by the state Police Command has been
arraigned at Evbuoriaria Magistrate Court.
The prosecutor, Insp. Aigbedion Obakpobor, told the
court how the suspects alongside her accomplice,
Stella Omobude,48, were apprehended, adding that the
offence committed by the octogenarian was punishable
under Section 3 (1) of the robbery and firearms (special
provision) Act, Cap Rll, Law of the Federation of
While taking her plea, the accused pleaded not guilty to
the court lack jurisdiction to grant the accused person
bail and postponed the case to December 19, 2015.