Woman in court over alleged phone theft


Alleged phone thief, Esther Olajide, a 42-year-old woman, appeared in Badagry Chief Magistrate’s court in Lagos State, on Thursday over stealing of phones worth N202, 000.

Olajide pleaded not guilty in court for two charges levelled against her by the police.

She was charged by the police for two counts of stealing and breach of peace.

Clement Okoimose, the prosecutor told the court that the accused committed the offences on May 12, at 2:22p.m, at French Language Village, Badagry.

READ  COZA PASTOR RAPES BUSOLA! Nigerian journalist blows hot, says "Busola, Are you 17 Years now?"

He told the court that Olajide stole an iPhone Six valued at N80, 000 and a Tecno WX3P worth N72, 000 which belonged to the complainant, Mr. Chukwuka Yunaya.

The Prosecutor said that, “She also stole another Tecno phone valued at N50, 000 from one Esther Efebumyi, all the properties worth N202, 000.

“The defendant conducted himself in a manner likely to cause breach of the peace by pretending to be looking for someone and stranded,” he added.

READ  CNPP Tasks New NASS Leadership on People Oriented Legislation

The above offences contravened the provisions of Sections 285 and 166 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised) as stated by the Prosecutor.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr. Patrick Adekomaiya, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case until June 11, for hearing – NAN reports

Recommended For You

Leave a Reply