By Tomisin Erogbogbo
Lagos – A 34-year-old barman, Lukman Korede, was on Thursday docked before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over alleged attempt to steal by altering the direction of a closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera.
Korede, a resident of 10, Agoro St., Mushin, Lagos State, is facing a charge of attempted theft.
He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
He said that the defendant, a bar man at the hotel located at 80, Adetokunbo Ademola St.,Victoria Island, allegedly attempted to steal by changing the position of the CCTV camera.
“The defendant, who was on duty on the said date, climbed the roof top of the hotel to tamper with the CCTV camera directed at the bar to enable him carry out his unlawful intentions.
Ekundayo said that the offence contravened Section 21 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
She adjourned the case until Feb.17 for mention.