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Teenagers get N150,000 bail

A Lagos court has granted N150,000 bail to three teenagers, who allegedly brandished weapons, including cutlasses, in public and threatened violence.

The accused, Joseph Michael, 19; Eniola Joseph, 15; and Wasiu Ojo, 15, whose addresses were not provided, are facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, unlawful assembly and unlawful possession of weapons at a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court.

The Magistrate, Aro Lambo granted the accused N50,000 bail each with one surety each.

He said the sureties must be employed, with evidence of tax payment.

The prosecutor, Anthonia Osayande, told the court the accused, with others at large, committed the offences on or before August 22 at 9 a.m., Oshindero Street, Itire, Lagos.

He said the accused and others at large held an unlawful assembly and displayed weapons, such as cutlasses in public, frightening people.

The offences contravened sections 45, 51 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The case was adjourned till October 5 for mention.

The Nation

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