Police arraign teenage pickpocket in Lagos

One 19-year- Opeyemi Adekunle on appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court allegedly stealing two phones N48, 000 from pedestrians.

Adekunle, resides at Mushin, Lagos , was charged with conspiracy, of the and theft, but he pleaded not guilty.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Edet Akadu, told the court that the defendant conspired with others at large to steal a Tecno Camon and and Itel phone  on Sept. 21, 2019, at No. 13, Alasalatu St., Mushin.

Akadu alleged that the defendant stole the Tecno Camon N35,000 from one Miss Mariam Ajala and and stole the Itel phone N13,000 from one Miss Risikatu Olagoke as they   walking on the .

He noted that theft contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos , 2015, and conspiracy violated  Section 411 of the law, while of the was contrary to Section  168 of the law.

The Magistrate, Mr K. O. Ogundare, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N30,000 with two sureties in like sum, and adjourned the case until Feb. 13 mention. (NAN)