Allegedly Stealing 29 Bags of Flour Land Man in Prison

Lagos State Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ogba has ordered the remand of a man, Monsuru Adebodun, in prison for allegedly stealing 29 bags of flour, pending the perfection of his bail conditions.

Magistrate Lateef Owolabi, gave the order following his arraignment by the police for allegedly stealing his employer’s flour worth N926,251.

Adebodun, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.

He, however, pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor, Insp Josephine Ikhayere, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on Sept. 3.

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Ikhayere said that the defendant, on the said date, at 6:00 a.m., conspired with others at large to steal the flour.

She said that the flour belonged to GPC Energy and Logistics, located on Regina Coker Street, Ajao Estate, Lagos State.

According to the prosecutor, the alleged offences contravene Sections 411 and 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate Lateef Owolabi, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

He said that the sureties must be gainfully employed and have evidence of tax payment to Lagos State Government.

Further hearing has been adjourned till Oct. 5.

Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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