Conductor in court for allegedly stealing passenger’s ATM card, withdrawing N82,000

A 34-year-old conductor, Dolapo Pine on Monday who allegedly stole a passenger’s ATM card and withdrew 82,000, on Monday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Tinubu, Lagos State.

The police charged Pine who resides in Jakande Estate, Isolo, Lagos with two counts of conspiracy and .He, however pleaded not guilty of the offences.The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Ajaga Agboko, told the court that the defendant committed the on Feb. 8, at 11. 05a.m.  at  Chisco Busstop, on the  Lekki/Epe Expressway, Lagos State.

He said that the defendant, who was the conductor of a bus that the , Mrs Damilola Arowolo boarded, connived the driver and stole her ATM card and a Tecno phone worth 6,000.“The defendant and his accomplice forcefully obtained the pin number from her, pushed her off the vehicle and later went to 82,000 from her .“The defendant was later caught his accomplice is still at large,” the prosecution said.

He said the contravened the of sections 287 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.Magistrate T. A. Anjorin-Ajose admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of 200,000 with two sureties in like sum.Anjorin-Ajose adjourned the case until March 3 for further hearing.(NAN)

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