Man, 35, docked over alleged malicious damage



A 35-year-old man, Felix Okafor, on Wednesday appeared before a Badagry Magistrates’ Court for allegedly damaging property, valued at N35,000.

Okafor, who has no fixed address is facing charges of malicious damage and breach of public peace.

He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Prosecutor, ASP. Clement Okuobuosi, told the court that the defendants committed the offences on Dec. 5 at about 8:00 p.m. at Ilogbo community in Ojo near Lagos.

Okuobuosi said that the defendant unlawfully destroyed some plastic chairs, valued at N30, 000 and a plastic table, valued at N5, 000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The defendant conducted himself in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by destroying the property of one Nonye Amuchi, who is the complainant.

“The offences violated Sections 350 and 168 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Fadaunsi Adefioye, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

He said that the sureties must be gainfully employed.

Adefioye adjourned the case until Jan.19, 2021 for mention. (NAN)