Chiabo Ndubaku, 23, was arraigned in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday for allegedly stealing a N15,000 power generator.
The defendant, whose address is unknown, is charged with stealing but has pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, ASP Clément Okuoimose, told the court that the defendant committed the crime on February 13 at 11:00 a.m. on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway at Age-Mowo.
Okuoimose claimed that the defendant stole a Tiger power generator from Mrs Jane Eme.
“The defendant entered the house when no one was around, and stole the old generator.
“He was caught and handed over to the police for prosecution.
“The offence contravenes Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015,” he said.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Fadahunsi Adefioye, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.
Adefioye adjourned the case until March 16 for mention. (NAN)