Copy

Thursday, 28 November 2019

Labourer Arraigned For Stealing Tricycle In Church

A 27-year-old labourer Tobi Kayode, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing a tricycle, valued at N650, 000 from a Church. Kayode, who resides at No. 14, Lasisi Ayodeji St., Agege, Lagos, is facing a charge of stealing, to which he pleaded not guilty.

The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Michael Unah, told the court that the defendant, and others still at large, committed the offence on Nov. 1, at Alakuko area of Lagos.

Unah said the defendant stole the tricycle with Reg No. AGL30QF, belonging to Mr Kunle Afolayan, during a vigil at the Church.

He said Afolayan had gone to the place where he parked his tricycle after the vigil and discovered that it was missing.

“The defendant was later caught with the tricycle, while his accomplices escaped,” the prosecutor said.

Unah said that the offence contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the section stipulates a prison term of three years for stealing.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr A. A. Fashola, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

Fashola ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed with evidence of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government.

He then adjourned the case until Jan. 20, 2020, for further mention.


(NAN)

No comments:

Post a Comment

I’m glad you visited Alabekee’s blog. I love to read your opinion. Please spare me few minutes of your valuable time and drop a comment because it will motivate me to blog better.

DISCLAIMER: Please note that apart from www.alabekee.com, Alabekee does not own any other blog/website. Also bear in mind that comments on this blog are not posted by Alabekee. Alabekee’s blog readers are totally responsible for the comments they post on www.alabekee.com.

Contact me for Inquiries/Tip-offs – alabekee44@gmail.com or Call 08060623254/09051251337

Follow me on Twitter-@AlabekeeOla
Instagram - alabekeesblog
Facebook - Alabekee Ola

Thanks so much for being part of Alabekee’s blog!