Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Two security guards docked for stealing employer’s N3.5m bus

Two security guards, Mohammed Alli and Cletus Imuzogbe, who allegedly stole their employer’s bus valued at N3.5million, were on Tuesday charged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Alli, 38, and Imuzogbe, 68, are facing a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy and stealing.
The prosecutor, Insp. Ezekiel Ayorinde, said that the accused committed the offences with some others still at large on April 9, at College Road, Ifako-Ijaiye, Agege, and Lagos.

He said the accused stole the bus with Registration No. AKD 468X4, property of F.M Best Bargain Ltd. Supermarket.
According to Ayorinde, the accused unlawfully damaged burglar proof to gain entrance into where the bus was parked.
“They were, however, apprehended by the police after the complainant reported the matter,’’ he said.
The offences contravened Sections 287, 308 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accused may be jailed for three years if found guilty, according to the provisions of Section 287.
Both accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, Mrs O. Awope, granted the accused bail in the sum of N500, 000 each with two sureties each in like sum.
Awope adjourned the case till May 5 for mention

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