- The Nigerian Police Force in FCT has arrested three teenagers for constituting a nuisance in public
- According to reports, the incident transpired around the residence of the minister of the FCT, Nyesom Wike
- The three suspects were arraigned before a Grade 1 Area Court in Lugbe, Abuja, and remanded in police custody until Friday, October 13
FCT, Abuja - Three teenagers have been arrested and arraigned before a Grade l Area Court in Lugbe, Abuja, for allegedly constituting a public nuisance.
As reported by the Guardian, the suspects, Nasiru Abdullahi, 18, Usman Jabrin, 17, and Aliyu Adamu, 18, are being charged with conspiracy and public nuisance in which they pleaded not guilty.
It was gathered that the suspects were arrested around the residence of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, by operatives of the patrol team attached to Asokoro Police Station.
The prosecutor, Inspector Godwin Gabriel, who led the patrol team, revealed this in court, noting that the suspects were initially warned but failed to heed before they were apprehended.
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Court remands suspects in police custody
He noted that the suspects went through some interrogative sessions to investigate the cause of their actions. Still, they could not give valid reasons for constituting a nuisance in the neighbourhood.
During the court session, the presiding judge, Malam Aliyu Kagarko, ordered the suspects to be remanded in police custody, insisting that their relatives must appear before the authorities before they would be granted bail.
He, therefore, adjourned proceedings until Friday, October 13.
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Muktar Galadima, the FCTA director of development control, said attachment shops, other illegal constructions, and parking lots made the roads around the complex impassable.