Man, 46, docked for allegedly stealing N495,000


The Police on Wednesday arraigned a 46-year-old man, Francis Okechukwu, in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing N495,000.

The accused, of no fixed address, is facing a count charge of stealing, an offence he denied.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Ayodele Adeosun, told the court that the accused committed the offence sometime in 2016 at Ashipa area of Seme Border in Badagry.

Adeosun said that the accused stole N495, 000, the property of one Chief Sunday Nwarinne.

He said the offence contravened Sections 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Patrick Adekomaya, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

He adjourned the case until June 5 for further hearing.

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