Security, 38, docked over alleged N 1.5m generator theft

 A 38-year-old guard, Herbert Ukachukwu, who allegedly stole a generator valued at N1.5 million, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

The defendant, residing at Afolabi Street in Abule Egba, Lagos, is facings a two-count-charge of stealing and conspiracy.

The Prosecutor, ASP Ezekiel Ayorinde, said the defendant committed the offences with others still at large on Nov. 7 at 6.00a.m at No. 291 Old Abeokuta Motor Road, Agege, a Lagos suburb.

Ayorinde said that the defendant conspired with others to steal a Cylinder Generator worth N1.5 million, property of Crown Pavilion Event Centre.

He said that the generator set got missing while the defendant was on duty and the management suspected him to have stolen it.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B. O. Osunsanmi, admitted to the defendant N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

Osunsanmi ordered that the surety must be gainfully employed with an evidence of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government and reside within the court’s jurisdiction.

The alleged offences violate Sections 287 and 411 of the Criminal laws of Lagos State 2015, (Revised).

Stealing attracts three years jail term, while conspiracy is punishable with two years imprisonment upon conviction.

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 A 38-year-old guard, Herbert Ukachukwu, who allegedly stole a generator valued at N1.5 million, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

The defendant, residing at Afolabi Street in Abule Egba, Lagos, is facings a two-count-charge of stealing and conspiracy.

The Prosecutor, ASP Ezekiel Ayorinde, said the defendant committed the offences with others still at large on Nov. 7 at 6.00a.m at No. 291 Old Abeokuta Motor Road, Agege, a Lagos suburb.

Ayorinde said that the defendant conspired with others to steal a Cylinder Generator worth N1.5 million, property of Crown Pavilion Event Centre.

He said that the generator set got missing while the defendant was on duty and the management suspected him to have stolen it.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B. O. Osunsanmi, admitted to the defendant N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

Osunsanmi ordered that the surety must be gainfully employed with an evidence of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government and reside within the court’s jurisdiction.

The alleged offences violate Sections 287 and 411 of the Criminal laws of Lagos State 2015, (Revised).

Stealing attracts three years jail term, while conspiracy is punishable with two years imprisonment upon conviction.

The magistrate adjourned the case until Feb.10 for mention. 

he magistrate adjourned the case until Feb.10 for mention. 

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