Two unemployed males, Kolawole Fatai and Emmanuel Idiape, on Friday, appeared earlier than an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Courtroom in Lagos, for allegedly stealing a pumping machine and a producing set, value N125,000.
Fatai, 24 and Idiape, 29, who’re going through a five-count cost, bordering on conspiracy and stealing, nonetheless, pleaded not responsible to the fees.
The Prosecutor, Insp Benedict Aigbokhan, informed the court docket that the defendants dedicated the offences, with two others, nonetheless at massive, on March 11 at 8:30am at VIP Backyard, P&T Compound, Ipaja, Lagos.
Aigbokhan stated the defendants stole the objects, belonging to the complainants, Mr Suraju Kareem, Mr Charles Okoye and Mr Kazeem Kayode, from their premises.
He stated the defendants broken the complainants’ borehole and stole their pumping machine and producing set.
In line with him, the offences contravene Sections 287, 350 and 411 of the Felony Legislation of Lagos State, 2015.
NAN studies that Part 287 stipulates a three-year jail time period for stealing, whereas Part 411 gives two years imprisonment for conspiracy.
The Justice of the Peace, Mr E. O. Ogunkanmi, granted the defendants bail within the sum of N100,000 every, with two sureties every in like sum.
Aigbokhan, thereafter, adjourned the case until April 20, for point out.