Man arraigned for allegedly stealing bridge rails in Lagos

Man arraigned for allegedly stealing bridge rails in Lagos

Man arraigned for allegedly stealing bridge rails in Lagos

Police on Thursday arraigned a 23-year-old man, Jaji Abubakar, at the Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing bridge rails at CMS, Marina.

Abubakar was arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.

The prosecutor, ASP James Okosun, told the court that Abubakar and the others were caught removing three aluminum rails from the bridge.

He said the value of the stolen aluminum rails which belonged to the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, has not been ascertained.

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The offences, according to him, contravened Sections 287 (7) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate, Mrs. F. F. George, granted Abubakar bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

George directed that the sureties must provide evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State government.

She adjourned the case till November 22 for mention.

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