An 18-year-old badoo member, Fred Minima, has been charged before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly belonging to a dreaded cult Badoo.
Minima resides at Akala area of Mushin, in Lagos. He is facing a three-count charge of attempted kidnap, belonging to an unlawful society and stealing.
The accused has pleaded not guilty to the charges, but Police Prosecutor Maria Dauda insisted that he committed the offences on July 26 at 11.10 a.m. at No. 25, Akinola St., Mushin.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Section 287 stipulates a three-year jail term for offenders, while kidnapping offences in Lagos State attracts a penalty of life imprisonment or capital punishment.
The Court Magistrate, Mrs O.O.A. Fowewe-Erusiafe, in her ruling, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case until Aug. 29 for mention.