Late Former Governor Abubakar Mohammed Audu of Kogi State son, Mohammed has been arrested for armed robbery. The eldest son of the late politician who is a deputy governorship candidate to Hon. James Faleke in the Kogi governorship controversy was arrested on Wednesday 7th September, 2016 by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad at the “A” Division Office of the Nigeria Police Force in Lokoja.
He was charged with armed robbery and arraigned at Chief Magistrates’ Court 11, Lokoja, Kogi State on Thursday, 8th September, 2016. Apart from armed robbery, other charges in the First Information Report filed by the police against Mohammed were criminal conspiracy, causing mischief and grievous hurt as well as attempted culpable homicide, all contrary to sections 97 (1), 248, 327, 298 and 229 of the Penal Code.
In the said FIR, Mohammed’s uncle, Alhaji Yahaya Audu, who was the complainant in the case, alleged that he was attacked by some hoodlums in his home at Ogbonicha on August 30. Yahaya said it was by sheer miracle that he escaped from his assailants, who, he said, were shooting sporadically during the attack.