A King in Ondo State identified as Oba Oluwambe Ojagbohunmi, has been arrested, arraigned and remanded over an alleged armed robbery, arson and conduct likely to cause breach of peace.
The King who is said to be a claimant to the throne of Ogeloyinbo of Ayetoro, Ondo state, was arraigned before before an Akure Magistrate Court which was unable to hear his plea in a nine-count charge preferred against him.
According to the police, the traditional ruler who was accused of conspiracy to commit felony to wit armed robbery, reportedly robbed one Ajimijere Ayodele of a Tiger Generator and a sum of N160,000 alongside others armed with guns, cutlasses and other dangerous weapons. He was also accused of shooting one Olu Obolo in the leg and macheting him at the rear pelvic girdle.
The King was however remanded in prison, as the Magistrate fixed the hearing of the case to January 24.