Man steals truck driver’s phone in Apapa

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A man, identified as Clement Nyorgu, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing phone belonging to a truck driver at Kirikiri, Apapa.

Nyorgu is facing a two-count charge of stealing and breach of peace.
The prosecutor, Sergeant Kolade Tedunjaye, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on January 2, 2018 at about 6am at Kirikiri, Apapa.

“The defendant conducted himself in a disorderly manner to cause breach of peace by entering into a parked truck belonging to one Chukwu Enemchukwu, ” Tedunjaye said.

The prosecutor also said that the defendant stole one Lenovo phone valued at N18,000 property of one Chukwu Enemchukwu.

According to her, the offences are punishable under sections 168(a) and 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria 2015.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against him.

Magistrate B.M Amore granted the defendant bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety.

The surety, according to the Magistrate, must be a resident of Lagos State and furnish the court with evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State Government.

He adjourned the matter till January 21, 2019 for mention.

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