2nd September, 2010
For allegedly breaking into a co-tenant’s apartment, Mr. Lateef Salau,Â 24, resident of 28,Â Adebi Street, Off Olulu Makoko, Lagos, Nigeria has been arraigned before the Sabo Magistrateâ€™sÂ court on a three-count charge to commit felony to wit breaking and entry.
P.M.NEWS gathered that the suspect committed the crime after accusing his co-tenant, oneÂ Christian Otubo of giving his 3-year old son a charmed N20 note to harm him.
But Christian Otubo denied that he gaveÂ money to his son, claiming that the accused broke intoÂ his apartment, stole his electronics gadgets, money and escaped. He was arrested at a hideoutÂ and charged to court.
Count 2 read: “you Lateef Salau on the date, time and place in the aforementioned magisterialÂ district did steal one Samsung television set valued N4,500, one Yamaha generator set valueÂ N15,000 and cash sum of N52,000 total N71,500, property of Christian Otubo.”
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge and the magistrate granted him bail in the sum ofÂ N50,000 and adjourned the matter till 13 September, 2010 for mention.