Home Metro Security Guards in Court For Alleged Theft Of DVD Player, Laptop

Security Guards in Court For Alleged Theft Of DVD Player, Laptop


By Moronke Boboye
Ikeja, – Two security guards on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a DVD player and a laptop from their workplace.

The defendants – Solomon Ofuagbu, 28, and Michael Bamidele, 54 – are charged with
conspiracy and stealing.

The defendants, both residents of Allen Avenue, Ikeja, however, pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor, Insp Felicia Okwori, told the court that the defendants committed the alleged
offences on Aug. 30, at Desire Gallery,  Makinde Street, Ikeja.

Okwori said that the defendants, who were guarding the gallery, stole the laptop and DVD player, both worth N500,000.

The prosecutor said that the defendants were captured by a closed circuit television camera installed at the gallery.

The alleged offences contravene Sections 287 (7) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate, Mr L. O. Owolabi, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N50,000 each, with two sureties in like sum.

Owolabi adjourned the case until Nov. 30 for mention. (NAN) (

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