Connect with us

Court Docked Driver And Friend Over Alleged Theft Of Jewellry Worth N1m

Applicant Arraigned Over Alleged Stealing Of Goods Worth N222, 000

Local News

Court Docked Driver And Friend Over Alleged Theft Of Jewellry Worth N1m

A driver and his friend, who allegedly broke the side window of a Rav4 Jeep and stole a bag containing jewellery worth N1million appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in  Lagos on Monday.

The accused– Amos Tyohena, 35; and Ademola Pedro, 39; is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, willful damage and stealing.

They, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

According to the prosecutor, Sgt. Hafsat Ajibode, the accused committed the offences on June 30 at 12:45 a.m., at House 30, Iru Resettlement Palace Road, Lekki in Lagos State.

She said the accused unlawfully damaged the side window mirror of a Rav4 brand with Registration No. MUS 325 AP and stole the jewellery belonging to the complainants, Mr and Mrs Edet Essien.

“ Essien’s wife got to where her husband’s vehicle was parked the previous night and discovered that it had been vandalized and her bag disappeared.

“The security guards attached to the estate were notified, and the accused were later caught with some of the stolen jewellery,” she said.

Ajibode said that the damaged side mirror was valued at N25, 000.

The prosecutor said that the offences contravened Sections 287, 338 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The NIGERIA NEW reports that Section 287 stipulates a three-year imprisonment for offenders.

In his ruling, the Chief Magistrate Tajudeen Elias granted the accused bail in the sum of N100, 000 each with two sureties each in like sum.

The case was adjourned until Sept. 6 for the mention.

Follow Us @NigeriaNews_net, We give #20,000 Worth Of Recharge Card Every Thursday

Support NIGERIA NEWS' journalism of integrity and credibility


Great contents and like this one costs us alots. Yet only great contents that can separate us from others and can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to one of the best investigative great conttent in the country we ask you to consider making a modest donation to this great arts of journalistm.

By contributing to NIGERIA NEWS, You are helping everyone and us to make sure this is available to all.


Continue Reading
You may also like...

More in Local News


Follow Nigeria News

email for nigerianews

email for nigerianews


To Top