The Lagos State Police Command has arraigned two men in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 17 prepaid meters worth N850,000 on Tuesday.
Concise News gathered that the police charged Ogunsola Caleb, a 51-year-old man, and Ovie Clifford, 40 years with two counts of conspiracy and theft. which they pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The Prosecution Counsel, ASP Gbemileke Agoi, told the court that the defendants committed the offense on July 20, about 9 a.m. at Odogunyan area of Ikorodu.
Agoi alleged that the two men stole 17 prepaid meters, the property of Hellbon Limited, a contractor with the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company.
The offense, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 411 and 287 of Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.
Magistrate A.R. Onilogbo admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N200,000 each with two sureties each in like sum.
She adjourned the case until Aug. 29 for mention.