The police on Monday arraigned two gross sales representatives, Uche Ezeigbo, 24 and Chika Onwuka, 29, in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing grownup pampers and mersilene tapes value N20 million.
The defendants, whose residential addresses weren’t offered, are charged with three counts of conspiracy, breach of peace and theft.
They nonetheless, pleaded not responsible to the cost.
The Prosecutor, Insp. Aondohemba Koti, informed the court docket that the defendants performed themselves in a way more likely to trigger a breach of peace after they stole grownup pampers and mersilene tapes valued at N20 million, property of the complainant, Mrs Chima Okeke.
Koti informed the court docket that that the defendants dedicated the offence with others at massive on June 27, 2016 at No. 44 Moshalashi St., Mushin, Lagos.
The prosecutor mentioned that each one makes an attempt made to retrieve the products or the N20 million from the defendants failed.
The offence, he mentioned, contravened the provisions of sections 168, 287(7) and 411 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2015(Revised).
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) studies that stealing from an employer attracts seven years jail time period, Section 411 stipulates two years whereas 168 prescribes six months for offenders.
Chief Magistrate M.O. Tanimola admitted the defendants to bail within the sum of N500, 000 every with two sureties respectively in like sum.
Tanimola ordered that the sureties should be gainfully employed with an proof of two years tax cost to the Lagos State Government and have their addresses verified by the court docket.
She added that the sureties should dwell throughout the court docket’s jurisdiction and adjourned the case till Nov. four for point out. (NAN)