Man,31,docked for alleged vehicle theft

A 31-year- man, Emmanuel Herbert, on Friday appeared before a Magistrates’ for attempting to steal a vehicle and damaging one its doors worth N110,000.

Herbert, who is facing a -count charge an attempt to steal and willful damage, pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor, Insp Samuel Ishola, told the that the defendant committed the offences on Feb. 13, at 4.00 a.m. at Brisco Toyota Motors, Fafunwa Street on Victoria Island, Lagos.

Ishola said that the defendant entered the car shop and attempted to steal a Land Cruiser Prado Jeep and willfully damaged one the doors the vehicle, property Brisco Toyota Motors.

He said that the offences contravened Sections 340 and 406 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Magistrate A.A. Paul granted the defendant bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.

Paul adjourned the case until April 12 for mention. ()