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Police arrest 7 teenagers for stealing generators

Police arrest 7 teenagers for stealing generators 2

Seven minors have been arraigned in court for stealing two generators worth N445,000.The police charged the boys aged 14, 17, 12, 14, 13, 15, and 15 with conspiracy and theft. They pleaded not guilty to the charge. 

The prosecution counsel, Bisi Ogunleye, said the defendants committed the offence on January 21 at the Bogije area of Ajah, Lagos.

He alleged that the defendants stole two generators worth N455,000 belonging to Messrs Israel Adejoh and Binley Iwulie.The alleged offences contravene Sections 287 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.


The Ikeja Chief Magistrate Ejiro Kubeinje released them on bail in the sum of N100,000 each with two sureties each in like sum.Mrs Kubeinje explained that the sureties should be gainfully employed and evidence of two years’ tax payment to the Lagos government.

The magistrate fixed further hearing of the case on March 16. 



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