50 year-old man arraigned for stealing diesel in Apapa


A 50-year-old man, identified as Oladokun Olukunle was on Monday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 15,000 litres of diesel belonging to one Sarafa Akinleye.

Olukunle pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing brought against him.

The prosecuting counsel told the court that sometime in February 2016 at Forte Oil Depot in Apapa, the defendant conspired and stole 15,000 litres of diesel valued at N1, 875,000, property of one Sarafa Akinleye.

According to the prosecutor, the offences contravened sections 280 and 237 of the criminal law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate, Mrs A.I.O Alaka granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties each in like sum.

She adjourned the case till August 29, 2017.