25-year-old Abuja taxi driver kidnapping 10 children pleaded not guilty at court

06/28/2019

Posted by: Oluwaseun Solomon

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Another Kidnapping case! 25-year old Abuja taxi driver has been charged to court by the police for kidnapping 10 children. However, this guy didn't feel guilty of his act. Read the full news here!

Recent reports reaching us here at Naijauto have it that a certain Kenneth Edet who is a 25-year old taxi driver from the Mpape Area in Abuja has been arraigned by the Nigerian police and charged to court for kidnapping up to 10 children in the area.

Mr Edwin Ochayi, the prosecution counsel on the case, stated that the Police station at Mpape received the report on Saturday, June 22nd 2019.

Mr Ochayi alleged in court that Kenneth Edet was apprehended by some locals in Mashafa Village at a burial ground when the sound from the car made them suspicious.

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He also stated the ages of the abducted children to be between 12 and 18 years old.

The prosecution counsel also mentioned that Edet could not give any satisfactory explanation as to his destination or reason for having the children with him.

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The car was found at a burial ground in Abuja

Even though the defendant pleaded “not guilty” to this charge, the prosecution counsel has established that his offence contravenes the provisions stated in Section 272 of the Nigeria Penal Code.

However, Salihu Ibrahim, the presiding judge has admitted the defendant to a ₦300,000 bail with a surety each and adjourned the next hearing of the case to July 24, 2019.

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Oluwaseun Solomon is a prolific and diligent automobile writer at Naijauto.com. He's also an experienced digital marketer and a creative multimedia developer that specializes in video editing. He currently contributes informative and easy to read articles on topics covering transportation, traffic updates, auto industry updates, and different car reviews.
When Solomon is not writing, you will either find him composing music, editing videos or simply enjoying YouTube "TEDx Talk" videos with a chilled drink :)

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