Auto dealer docked for allegedly stealing car worth N2.5m



A 38-year-old auto dealer, Victor Omoyiade, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court  for allegedly stealing a Toyota Camry worth N2.5 million.

The charged Omoyiade, whose residential address was not provided with theft and misdemeanour.

He, however,pleaded not to charge.

Prosecution Counsel. Insp  Mathew Ikhaluode, alleged defendant dishonestly stole and converted Toyota Camry 2011 model of N2.5 million, property of Mrs Folashade Sunday, to his person use.

Ikhaluode told court that defendant committed offence on May 27, 2019 in Lagos.

He  alleged that defendant fraudulently tracked and obtained said car.

prosecutor said alleged offences violate Sections 287 and 323 of Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

Magistrate O.O. Fajana  admitted defendant to bail in sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Fajana ordered that sureties must be gainfully employed and have evidence of two years’ payment to Lagos State Government.

She adjourned case until Aug. 19 for mention.(NAN)