2 men docked over alleged theft of generator part



 The Police in Lagos on Wednesday Destiny Emmanson, 33, and Sunday Samuel, 24, before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a generator control panel worth N526,780.

The defendants unknown addresses, are facing a two-count charge conspiracy and stealing.

The duo, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Prosecutor, Insp Christopher John, the defendants conspired and stole the control panel a generator valued at N526, 780, property Laimfusion Place, Alausa in Ikeja.

John told the court the defendants committed the offences with others still at on March 23 at about 2.06 a.m., at No. 9 Otunba Jobifele Way, Alausa, Ikeja.

The prosecutor said the complainant had suspected the defendants to have stolen the generator and alerted the police.

According to him, the offences violate Sections 287 and 411 the Criminal Laws , 2015.

The News of Nigeria (NAN) reports that stealing is punishable with three years jail term while conspiracy attracts two years imprisonment for offenders.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs K.A. Ariyo, granted the defendants N100,000 bail each with two sureties in like sum.

Ariyo ordered that the sureties be gainfully employed and have evidence of two years tax payment to the Government.

The Magistrate adjourned the case until   6, for mention.(NAN)