Madam Comfort and three others were remanded by an Egor Magistrate Court after they were arraigned on a four count charge of unlawful possession of firearms. Others are Stella Omobude, Ifah Ehiozefe and Monday Obaseki. Comfort was arrested at Ekae village in Ikpoba-Okha local government area after her accomplice, Stella was nabbed with 32 live cartridges. Police Prosecutor, Moses Obakpolor, informed the court that Ifah was arrested at Osasogie Street in Ekae village and one double barrel gun, two single barrel guns and nine live cartridges were found on him. Monday, according to Moses, was in possession of one double barrel gun. Moses said the offence is punishable under section 3 (1) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provision) Act Cap II laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004. Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. N.P Edogun, said the court lacked jurisdiction to admit the accused persons to bail. Mrs. Edogun would seek legal advice from the Department of Public Prosecution and ordered the accused persons remanded in prison custody. She adjourned the case to December 19 for mentioning.]]>

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