Man, 20, Appears In Court For Alleged Theft

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By Raji Rasak


Badagry    –      A 20-year-old man, Omoniyi Akinawo, allegedly stole Plasma television sets and a Samsung phone, on Monday, appeared before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akinola, whose address was not stated, is facing a -count charge of stealing and break- in.

The Police Prosecutor, ASP Akpan Ikem, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Dec. 17, at Idilogun Street, Ilogbo area of the state.

Ikem said that the accused broke into the house of the complainant and stole Plasma television sets and one Samsung phone valued N350,000.

The prosecutor told the court that the accused unlawfully burgled into the house of Amanzere with the intent to steal.

He said that the offence contravened Sections 287 and 303 Subsection 2 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Chief Magistrate, Patrick Adekomaya, admitted the accused to bail of N200, 000 with sureties in like sum.

Adekomaya adjourned the case until Jan. 29, for further hearing.