Two men, who allegedly broke into three apartments and carted away some valuables worth N 227,000, were yesterday brought before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
The accused – 34-year-old Charles Menye and 35-year-old Williams Ufort – are being tried for conspiracy, burglary and theft.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Kalu Umeh, told the court that the accused, both of whom reside at Satellite Town area of Lagos, broke into some homes and stole property, valued at N 227,000.
Umeh said the accused committed the offences on May 8 at Tokumbo Ajibade Close, Satellite Town.
According to him, the accused with others still at large raided the apartments of Mr. Felix Adebayo, Jimoh Olawale and Mathias Ozofor respectively.
“The accused stole from the various apartments items such as jewellery, mobile phones, a bicycle and petroleum products valued at N227,500.’’
Umeh noted that the offences contravened Sections 285, 306 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos state, 2011. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.
The Senior Magistrate, Mr. M.O. Olubi, granted each of the accused bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties each in like sum.
He adjourned the case till Sept. 3 for mention. (NAN)