Four unemployed men, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing coil wires worth N27 million from two warehouses.
The defendants, Chinedu Nwakolobi, 34, Uchenna Ogidi, 28, Ifeanyi Nnaji, 34, and Ekene Eze, 37, all reside at Adedayo Street, Okokomaiko, Lagos.
They are facing a four court-charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and receiving stolen goods, to which they all pleaded not guilty.
Akeem alleged that the defendants burguled a warehouse and stole some wires belonging to the complainants Mr Sunday Okoli and Mr Ede Callistus.
He said that the defendants also burguled Mr Sunday Okonkwo’s warehouse and were caught in the act.
“The total worth of the wires they stole was N27 million,” the prosecuctor said.
The Chief Magistrate , Mrs O. I Adelaja, granted the defendants bails in the sum of N2million each with two sureties in like sum.
Adelaja adjourned the case until Oct. 20, for mention .(NAN)