Medview stowaway scandal: Security guard sent to prison

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One Emmanuel Ugochukwu, who allegedly stowed away on a Medview Airline Lagos to London flight, was on Friday remanded in prison custody.

Ogochukwu and his alleged accomplice, Michael Bamiro, a security guard working with ALMN Security at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, were remanded after their arraignment before an Ogba Magistrates’ Court 13 in Ikeja.

DSP Joseph Alabi, who confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Friday, said the accused would remain in custody pending the perfection of their bail conditions.

The accused persons were charged to court by the Police on counts bordering on conspiracy, unlawful entry and attempted suicide.

The Police alleged that they committed the offences between July 1 and July 3 at the departure wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Ogochukwu was accused of unlawfully entering into the the aircraft without permission, while Bamiro was the security guard on duty at the time of the incident.

The two accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charge and the matter was adjourned until Nov. 7 for trial.Punch


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