The police in Badagry, Lagos State, on Monday arraigned Segun Ogundele, 25, at a Magistrates’ court for allegedly stealing three bags of rice valued at N25,000, the information agency of Nigeria reports.
The prosecutor, Inspector harmless Uko , instructed the court that Ogundele, of No. 17 Ilunla, Aradagun, was once facing one depend of theft.
Uko alleged that the accused and two others at massive, had on December 21, 2013, at Aradagun Bus stop, committed the offence.
The prosecutor mentioned that the rice belonged to one Mr. Emmanuel Ofoke.
He stated that they committed the act while trying to assist the owner to carry the consignment to the bus stop.
Uko said the offence was once punishable below the felony Code of Lagos State, 2011.
then again, assistance to the accused, Mr. Akoji James, pleaded with the court to furnish his shopper bail when you consider that investigation into the topic was once nonetheless ongoing.
James guaranteed the court docket that his shopper would not bounce bail, including that he would all the time attend the court hearings.
The magistrate, Mr Abiodun Etti, granted the accused bail for N100,000 with a surety resident in Badagry magisterial district.
Etti adjourned the case to January 28, 2014, for additional listening to.