Motorcyclist in court for allegedly stealing loaf of bread

A motorcyclist, Abba Abdullahi, on Thursday appeared in a Zuba Upper Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly  stealing a loaf bread worth N500.

The police charged Abdullahi, 30, who resides in Zuba,  Abuja, for causing grievous hurt and theft.

The Prosecution Counsel, Mr Chinedu Ogada, told the court that the complainant, Umar Shehu Zuba motorpark reported the matter at the Zuba on June 19, 2021.

Ogada said that the defendant smartly went to the complainant’s shop and stole a loaf bread worth N500 .

He said that the complainant caught  the defendant while attempting to escape the bread.

Ogada told the court  that the defendant brought out a knife and stabbed the complainant on his hand and shoulder

Ogada said the defendant also  inflicted injuries all over the complainant’s body  .

He said during police investigation the defendant made a confessional statement.

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened the provisions sections  248 and 287 the Penal Code.

The defendant, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The judge, Gambo Garba, granted the defendant bail in the sum N100, 000, and a surety in like sum.

adjourned the matter until Aug. 18 for hearing. (NAN)