A Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 22-year-old man, Nura Dahiru, in prison
over alleged theft of laptop and a phone handset valued at N90, 000.
Dahiru, who resides at Minanata area of Sokoto, pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy and theft brought against
Chief Magistrate Abubakar Adamu had ordered his remand to allow the police to carry out further investigations.
Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Khalid Musa, told the court that the case was reported at Ugwuan Rogo Police Station by the complainant, Abubakar Abdullahi of the same address on July 16.
He said Dahiru, who allegedly conspired with Abdulaziz Bawa now at large, entered the complainant’s room and stole a laptop and
a Nokia phone all valued at N90, 000.
The offences contravened Sections 97 and 288 of the Penal Code.
Further hearing has been fixed for Sept. 10.