Two unemployed men arraigned over alleged attempt to steal battery, aluminium

An Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court on Monday arraigned two men for allegedly attempting to steal battery and aluminium belonging to Lukmon Arigilaye and Fijabi Olawale.

The police charged the two defendants, Lekan Tolase, 27; and Tunde Akanni, 20; whose addresses were not provided, with a felony to wit; stealing.

The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

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The Prosecutor, Sgt. Mary Ajiteru told the court that the defendants committed the offence on Feb.16 at about 11 a.m. at Omotayo St. Ibeshe area of Ikorodu.

She said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 406 of Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate, Mr O.M. Dawodu admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N100, 000 with one surety each in like sum.

He adjourned the case until March 26 for mention.


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