By Gami Tadanyigbe
Kuje (FCT) – The Kuje Division of the Nigeria Police, FCT Command, on Thursday arraigned a 27-year-old artisan, Mubarak Sani, before a Kuje Magistrate’s Court over alleged theft of a cell phone and a power bank valued at N250,000.
Sani, who resides at Anguwan Gade area in Abuja, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and theft.
According to the Prosecutor, Doris Okoroba, one Sule Balla of the same address reported the matter at the Kuje Police Station on Sept. 19.
“Balla’s report indicated that Sani and two others, now at large, entered the complainant’s shop and stole a cell phone and a power bank valued at N250, 000.
“The offences contravened the provisions of sections 96 and 287 of the Penal Code,” she told the court.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, Vera Tukurah, granted the defendant bail with a “reasonable surety”, who must reside within the jurisdiction of the court, and .adjourned the case till Oct. 29, for further hearing. (NAN)