Two mechanics in court over alleged car theft

Two mechanics in court over alleged car theft

Jos –  The police on Tuesday arraigned two mechanics, Shuaibu Saleh, 23, and Abubakar Mohammed, 25, in a Jos Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a car.

The accused persons, both of Bauchi Road, Jos, were charged with criminal conspiracy and theft.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Thomas Ahmadu, told the court that one Francis Nimyel of Abbattior Jos, reported the matter at the A Division Police Station on July 29.

Ahmadu said that on the same date, the complainant alighted from his car to see a friend at the Old Bukuru Park, when the accused persons attacked him and made away with his Toyota Camry car valued at N950, 000.

He said that the accused also stole Nimyel’s wallet which contained N20, 000, three ATM cards, driver’s license and two cell phones valued at N23, 000.

The prosecutor said that during police investigation, the accused persons admitted committing the offences, while the two cell phones were recovered from them.

[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”70560″]

He added that the offences contravened the provision of sections 97 and 287 of the Penal Code.

If convicted, the accused persons are liable to five years imprisonment or pay an option of fine, or both.

The accused persons, however, pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor prayed the court to remand the accused persons, saying that they would jump bail and also interfere in police investigation if released on bail.

He added that if granted bail, the police would have a hard time tracking others, currently at large.

In his ruling, the Magistrate, Mr Naanlang Dashe, however, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N400, 000 each, and two sureties each in like sum.
He adjourned the matter till Aug. 25 for hearing. (NAN)

MTN News Alert
To receive our mobile newspaper on MTN delivered on your phone, text SAWD to 4900 at N50 per week or SAMD to 4900 at N150 per month.
For information on press releases, photos, promotional events and adverts, call or send text to 08173460599 or 08094208271or send email to:

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Sundiata Post Media Ltd.

Address: Izon Wari House, Plot 1038, Shehu Shagari Way, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.
Tel: +234(0)92900705, +234(0)8173460599
Whatsapp: +234(0)8053069436
BBM PIN: 5619150D

Enugu Regional Office: SW 1 New Haven Shopping Mall, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria.
Tel: +234(0)7062582838

London Office: 18 Belgrave Avenue, Wd18 7UE, Watford, United Kingdom.
Tel: +447417554143
Dubai Office: PAU Management Suite, Level 23 - Boulevard Plaza Tower 2, Emaar Boulevard,
P. O. Box 124342, Dubai, UAE.
Tel: +971 4 4096849 | Fax: +971 4 409 6850
About Us

SundiataPost is published by Sundiata Post Media Limited, Sundiata Post is Nigeria’s most authoritative online newspaper and ranks among the top five online news platforms in Nigeria.

Guild of Corporate online publishers
A Glance at Our Advert Rate.

Inside Pages

Size In Pixels - Amount

120×180 - N27,967.50

300×100 - N24,695

Text Link - N11,275

More Details info

About Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advert Rate