Police arraign 3 men for allegedly breaking into hotel, beating up guests

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By Teniola Ibitola

Lagos – The police arraigned three men, who allegedly broke into a hotel and abeat guests, in Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

The police charged Kamoru Yusuf,27, Adeleke Osifeso,31, and Olusegun, 21, with six counts of conspiracy commit a felony, break in, stealing, wilful damage and assault.

They, however, pleaded guilty.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Chinalu Uwadione, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on July 17, within magisterial district.

He alleged that the defendants broke into Happiness Home Garden and destroyed the ceiling board, windows, air conditioner and doors all valued at N120,000.

They also alleged that they assaulted and disposed guests of their ATM cards, phones and cash.

He also said that the defendants broke into Happy Day Hotel and destroyed the entrance door, worth N550,000.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 173, 287, 307, 360 and 411 of the Criminal Law of State, 2015.

Magistrate, Mrs Adeola Adedayo, admitted the defendants bail in the sum of N300,000 with sureties each in like sum.

She adjourned the case until Sept. 30.