Court remands man for damaging, attempting to steal Toyota jeep
An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 20-year old man, Ademola Owolabi, in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for pleading guilty to damaging a side glass of a jeep in an attempt to steal the vehicle.
The defendant, a conductor who resides at 4, Modinu St., Oshodi, Lagos is being tried for damage and attempting to steal.
The Magistrate, Mr A. T. Ameen, ordered that the defendant be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Center until Sept. 28 for fact presentation and sentencing.
The prosecutor, Glory Godday, told the court that the offences were committed on Aug. 19 at 4B, Ahmed Afolabi Crescent, Obawole, Iju, Lagos
Godday said that the defendant scaled the fence and entered the compound of Mr Ezeudo Ikoro, damaged the side glass of his Toyota Land Cruiser jeep to gain access.
The prosecutor said that the damaged glass was valued at N350,000.
Godday also said that the defendant was already inside the jeep and was about to drive it out when the complainant heard the sound and shouted for help.
The prosecutor said that the defendant came with a master key.
The offences, according to the prosecutor, contravened the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
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