32-year-old in court for stealing Ipod, jewellery

Posted: November 12, 2013 in News

A 32-year-old man, Gafaru Famuewa, has been arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing an Ipod, jewellery and N225,000.

The police said the defendant took the items from the car of the complainant, Mr. Patrick Anyaene.

The incident was said to have occurred at Dell House, along Adetokunbo Ademola Street, in the Victoria Island area of Lagos.

He was arraigned on two counts of stealing.

The charges read in part, “That you, Gafaru Famuewa, and others now at large, on November 2, 2013 at Dell House, along Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos in the Lagos Magisterial District did open and enter the vehicle of one Mr. Patrick Anyaene, and stole the sum of N225,000, one Ipod valued N68,000, jewellery valued N20,000.”

The prosecutor, Igodonlo Daniel, said the offences were punishable under sections 409 and 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, Nigeria, 2011.

Famuewa pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The magistrate, Mrs O.M Ajayi, admitted him to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties each in like sum.

The matter was adjourned till November 15

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