October 30, 2017 – Man Who Stole N250K Electric Cables At RCCG Church In Thomas Estate, Ajah Lagos Appears In Court
Benjamin Akegh, a 24 year old unemployed man who allegedly stole a church’s cables valued at N250,000, was yesterday arraigned at a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
The Benue born man whose address was not provided, is facing a charge of theft, a contravention of Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (revised).
He pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, Richard Odigie, told the court that the accused committed the offence on October 20 on the premises of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Nation Parish, Thomas Estate, Ajah, Lagos.
He alleged that the accused entered the church premises and stole rolls of electric cables valued at N250,000.
Odigie added that the accused was caught while stealing the cables by a security guard in the church.
Ruling on the accused’s bail application, the Magistrate, F. O. Ikobayo, granted him a bail of N100,000 with two sureties.
The case was adjourned till November 8 for hearing.