Applicant in court over alleged theft of generator

An applicant, Nnamdi Chukwu, 34, who allegedly stole a generator worth N105,000, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Chukwu, whose address was not provided is charged with theft of a generator but he pleaded not guilty.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Evelyn Ehiemua told the court that Chukwu committed the offence on Dec. 27, 2019, at about 3.00 p.m., at Katankowa Market, Oke-Odo, Agege, Lagos State.

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Ehiemua alleged that the defendant stole the generator, property of the Complainant, Mr Ifeanyi Anyanwu, from where it was kept.

She said that the offence contravened the provisions of Sections 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the section stipulates a three-year jail term for stealing,

The Magistrate, Mrs O.A. Daodu, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Daodu adjourned the case until March 18, for mention.

NAN

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