November 15, 2018
Metro News

Factory Worker Docked For Alleged Theft of Cables

A factory worker, Sunday Shagidi, 24, was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing cables worth N360,000 from a company.

The accused, who resides at 34, Church Avenue, Ketu, Lagos, was docked on a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.

The Prosecutor, Sergeant Kenrich Nomayo, told the court that the accused committed the offences with others still at large, on Oct. 12, at Eleganza Company located at 33, Billings Way, Oregun, Ikeja.

Nomayo said that the accused left his duty post in the company’s factory and trespassed into the store and stole the cables, valued at N360, 000.

He said that the offences contravened the provisions of Sections 411 and 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Magistrate, Mrs O.A. Ojo, however, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

She ordered that the sureties should show evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State Government, and adjourned the case until November 14.

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