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Bus conductor burgles neighbour’s house


A 22-year old bus conductor, Olajide Oyenuga, who allegedly burgled his neighbour’s house with an intent to steal, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

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The accused, of no fixed address is facing a two-count charge of burglary and entering residence with intent to commit felony.

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The Prosecutor, Sgt. Godwin Oriabure, told the court that the accused had on January 6, at 8 p.m. burgled his neighbour’s apartment at No. 7, Duru Close in Shomolu area of Lagos.

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Oriabure alleged that the accused had entered the apartment of the complainant, Mr Abayomi Odunmada, through the roof of the house.

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According to him, the neighbours heard the sound of the roof collapsing and called the attention of the security guard to it

He further said that it was the guard who reported the burglary to the police

The offences contravene Sections 307 and 308 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge

Sections 307 and 308 both stipulate seven-year jail term each for the offences

In her ruling, Magistrate Oluwatoyin Ojuromi, granted the accused bail in the sum of N100,000 with one responsible surety in like sum

Ojuromi said the surety should be gainfully employed and should show evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State Government

The case was adjourned until Feb. 19 for mention

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