ABUJA – The police on Thursday arraigned an apprentice, Zubairu Kabir, 33, in a Senior Magistrates’ Court, Life Camp, Abuja, for allegedly stealing a sewing machine belonging his employer, Yahaya Hanafiu.
The accused, who lives in Dakibiyu village, is standing trial for theft.
The police prosecutor, Mr Audu Bitrus, had told the court that Hanafiu of Dakibiyu village reported the case at the Life Camp Police Station on Aug.14.
He alleged that the complainant had on Aug.13, returned from his place of work and discovered that the accused, who lived with him, burgled his house. [eap_ad_1] He said Kabir packed his employer’s properties, including a sawing machine and one android cell phone without his consent.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge and the Senior Magistrate, Abdullateef Abolaji, admitted him to bail in the sum of N10,000 with two reliable sureties in like sum.
Abolaji said the sureties must have a reasonable means of livelihood and should be resident within the jurisdiction of the court with a traceable and verifiable work address.
He also said that the sureties must deposit a copy of either their driving license or national ID card with the court registry and adjourned the case to Sept. 1 for further hearing. (NAN)