The Police on Monday arraigned four men at a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged stealing of household items valued at N57,000
The defendants, Isaiah Samuel, 22, Suru Adeokun, 22, Yusuf Lateef, 18, and Godspower Ejirigbo, 22, whose addresses are unknown, are standing trial on a count charge of stealing.
The Prosecutor, ASP. Clement Okuoimose, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on Jan.13, at about 9:00 a.m at No. 1, Gbogbolowo Close, Ilogbo-Eremi, Badagry area of Lagos.
Ukuoimose explained that the defendants allegedly burgled the shop of one Bolanle Osanyinbi and stole some items.
“The items include one standing fan valued at N15,000, stabilizer valued at N10,000, packets of milk valued at N5,000, 3kg gas cylinder valued at N12,000 and health machine for test valued at N15,000.
“The defendants were caught by the guards in the area and were handed over to the Police for prosecution,” he said.
The offence, according to the prosecutor, contravened the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Fadahunsi Adefioye, while adjourning the case till Feb. 21 for mention, however, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N100,000 each with two surety in like some. (NAN)