A 26-year-old man, Matthew Edet, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly burgling his employer’s home and stealing property price N14.5 million.
The defendant, whose residential deal with was not given, is going through trial on a 20-count cost, bordering on conspiracy, housebreaking, forgery, malicious harm and stealing.
The Prosecutor, Cyriacus Osuji, instructed the court docket that the defendant and others at giant, dedicated the alleged offences between February and October, at Plot 15, Emmanuel Abimbola St., Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
Osuji mentioned the defendant broke into the residence of 1 Arthur Igbinedion, broken and stole properties price N14.5 million belonging to the complainant.
He mentioned Edet stole three cut up unit air conditioners valued at N225, 000, a Range Rover automotive gear field, valued at N1.5 million and a Rolex wrist watch valued at 12,000 Euros (N4.7 million).
Others have been a Rado wrist watch valued at 8000 Euros ( N3.2 million), a carton of Rose champagne valued at N38,000, a microwave valued at N47,400, a fridge valued at N790,000 and two tyres valued at N158,000.
He mentioned the defendant additionally stole a Samsung telephone valued at N118, 500, one deep freezer valued at N1.four million, a gasoline cylinder valued at N38, 000 and a pump motion gun valued at N726, 000.
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The prosecutor mentioned Edet additionally stole one Yamaha generator valued at N350,000, and one Nokia telephone valued at N118, 500, including that the full worth of all of the stolen objects was N14.5 million.
Osuji additionally alleged that the defendant wilfully and unlawfully broken one temporary case valued at N600, 000, belonging to the complainant.
He additional instructed the court docket that the suspect cast a doc supposedly written by the complainant for the sale of the complainant’s Range Rover jeep.
The defendant pleaded not responsible.