Tuesday, 16 July 2013

20-yr-old woman arraigned for allegedly stealing N10m

A 20-year-old woman was last weekend arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate Court for allegedly conspiring with others now at large to steal N10 million.
The suspect and others now at large are facing a two-count charge of theft and conspiracy preferred against them by the police.
Police prosecutor, Inspector Benson Emuerhi, told the court that the defendant and others committed the offence on June 27, 2013, on Victoria Island, Lagos.
Emuerhi told the court that the defendant who served as a help to the complainant and madam,, one Adeola Yusuf, conspired with others to steal N 27, 000.00 cash, gold wristwatch, jewelries, coral beads, perfume spray, pans and women scarves, all valued N 10, 000, 000.00.
He told the court that, the offences were punishable under section 409 and section 285 (1) (2) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria 2011.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges and Magistrate B. O. Osunsanmi granted her bail in the sum of N 100,000.00, with two sureties and affidavit of means, and adjourned the case to August 1, 2013.
Similarly, three men were also arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate Court, for allegedly conspiring with others now at large to steal of N 6, 600, 000.00.
The suspects, Charles Owum, Fidelis Ayitu and Bassey Etta, are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy, theft and break & entry preferred against him by the police.
Police prosecutor, Inspector Sampson Ekikere, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on February 14, 2013, in the Maryland area of Lagos.
He said the defendants with intent to commit felony, broke into the room of one Abba Kakudi to steal the N 6, 600, 000.00.

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