20-Year-Old In Court For Stealing Sanyo Televison

A 20-year-old man, Gilbert Israel, was on Tuesday, arraigned by the Lagos State Police Command before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a Sanyo television valued N20,000.

The defendant is facing a two-count charge of felony and stealing.

The defendant according to Police Prosecutor, ASP Ikem Uko, committed the offence on Jan. 2, at No 10, Olufunmi Bankole Str. Ibiye, Badagry area of Lagos.

Uko said the defendant broke into the house of one Sunday Bankole with the intent to commit felony.

The defendant was said to have stolen one 10-inch Sanyo television valued at N20,000.

Uko said the offences contravened Sections 308 and 287 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State (2015).

The defendant was granted bail by Chief Magistrate, Mr T. A. Popoola in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Popoola ruled that the sureties must be responsible citizens resident in Lagos State and should be gainfully employed in a reputable company or a government establishment.

The case was adjourned till January 30, for mention.

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