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A 38-year-old resident of Bariga, Ebuka Enuma, was today docked in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for being allegedly caught in possession of human skulls.

  Although Enuma pleaded not guilty to the charge, Prosecution Counsel, Rita Momah told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 13 in Amukoko Cemetery, Lagos.

  According to Momah, Enuma broke into the cemetery and excavated an old grave and stole the skull before he was caught by passers-by.

  Explaining that the offence contravenes Section 238 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015, Momah also said Section 238 stipulates 14-year jail term as punishment.

  Granting bail to Enuma in the sum of N300,000 with two responsible sureties, Chief Magistrate Adeola Adedayo required the sureties to submit copies of their National Identification Number (NIN) and Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA) card as well as residing within the court’s jurisdiction, apart from evidence of being gainfully employed and three-year tax payment to Lagos State Government.

  The case was adjourned until June 28 for mention.

A 38-year-old resident of Bariga, Ebuka Enuma, was today docked in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for being allegedly caught in possession of human skulls.

  Although Enuma pleaded not guilty to the charge, Prosecution Counsel, Rita Momah told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 13 in Amukoko Cemetery, Lagos.

  According to Momah, Enuma broke into the cemetery and excavated an old grave and stole the skull before he was caught by passers-by.

  Explaining that the offence contravenes Section 238 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015, Momah also said Section 238 stipulates 14-year jail term as punishment.

  Granting bail to Enuma in the sum of N300,000 with two responsible sureties, Chief Magistrate Adeola Adedayo required the sureties to submit copies of their National Identification Number (NIN) and Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA) card as well as residing within the court’s jurisdiction, apart from evidence of being gainfully employed and three-year tax payment to Lagos State Government.

  The case was adjourned until June 28 for mention.

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