Three people have been prosecuted before the Yaba Magistrate Court, Lagos State, for allegedly robbing a woman, Esther Okanlawon, N2.8 million, at her home in the Mushin area, Lagos State.

The defendants, Pío Domingo, 28; Cynthia Ikade, 19; and Loveth Uloko, 20, were indicted on three counts of conspiracy, armed robbery and unlawful conversion.

Ikade, who worked as a servant for Okanlawon at her home in Mushin, is said to have suddenly declared that she was no longer interested in the job.

Her employer was said to have called the agent through whom she worked, but the latter could not be reached by phone.

The teenager then requested that on Sunday, who she claimed was her brother, pick her up from the house.

Sunday, as he left the house with Ikade, urged the woman to call him whenever she needed another maid to replace Ikade, saying that he too was an agent.

PUNCH Subway he deduced that Okanlawon called him after three months to bring another maid, since he sent Uloko.

Sunday and Ikade, along with one Henry, still at large, allegedly invaded the woman’s home on October 10, 2022 and robbed the family, with the help of Uloko, who allegedly opened the door and the back door of the house for them. kitchen room.

The defendants were indicted for three counts.

The charges read in part: “That you, Pius Sunday, Ikade Cynthia, Loveth Uloko and another fugitive, on or before October 10, 2022, at Isiaka Nade Street, Mushin, Lagos, in the Lagos Magisterial District, while on duty of the victim, as an agent of the maids, intentionally armed themselves with a locally made pistol and knife and robbed Ms. Esther Okanlawon and her two visitors of N2,150,000, a wedding ring valued at N300,000 , 500 pounds, 170 US dollars, 100 Canadian dollars, a handbag valued at 15 pounds and other valuables, all belonging to Esther Okanlawon and her family, thus committing an offense punishable under Section 297 of the State Criminal Law from Lagos, Nigeria, 2015.”

The defendants’ statement was not taken.

The prosecutor, Godwin Oriabure, requested that the three defendants be held in a detention center for 30 days pending legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

The presiding magistrate, AO Salawu, adjourned the case until February 9, 2023 for legal advice.