A 22-year-old transport conductor, Olajide Oyenuga, who purportedly burgled his neighbor’s home with a goal to take, was on Friday brought under the watchful eye of a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
The blamed, of no settled location is confronting a two-check charge of theft and entering home with purpose to submit lawful offense.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Godwin Oriabure, told the court that the blamed had on Jan. 6, at 8 p.m. burgled his neighbor’s loft at No. 7, Duru Close in Shomolu region of Lagos.
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Oriabure asserted that the blamed had entered the condo for the complainant, Mr Abayomi Odunmada, through the top of the house.
As per him, the neighbors heard the sound of the rooftop crumbling and called the consideration of the security monitor to it.
He further said that it was the watch who revealed the thievery to the police.
The offenses contradict Sections 307 and 308 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The blamed, nonetheless, argued not liable to the charge.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sections 307 and 308 both stipulate seven-year imprison term each for the offenses.
In her decision, Magistrate Oluwatoyin Ojuromi, allowed the blamed safeguard in the entirety for N100,000 with one answerable surety in like whole.
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Ojuromi said the surety ought to be profitably utilized and should demonstrate proof of assessment installment to the Lagos State Government.
The case was deferred until Feb. 19 for notice.