Man docked for stealing cartons of crayfish




A 22-year-old man, Chioke Thomas, who allegedly stole two cartons of crayfish worth N160,000 was on Tuesday brought before an Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

The accused is facing a charge of stealing.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Maria Dauda told the court that the accused committed the offence on Jan. 3, at Oyingbo Ultra-Modern Market in Ebute-Meta.

Dauda said that the accused stole two cartons of crayfish valued at N160,000 belonging to one Bright Chimezie.

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The offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

Thomas pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The magistrate, Mrs O.O.A. Fowowe-Erusiafe, granted the accused N50,000 bail, with two sureties in like sum

The case was adjourned to Feb. 14 for mention.

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