By Bartholomew Madukwe
A 33-year old woman, Nneka Amadi, has been charged before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing Brazillian and Indian Hair valued N3.1 million.
The accused, whose address remain unknown, was also said to have stolen a diamond wristwatch, property of one Chioma Ngwolo.
Amadi (accused) was arraigned by the police on a one-count charge of stealing. However, when the offence was read to her, she pleaded not guilty.
According to the charge: “That you Nneka Amadi ‘F’ in between 2011 and February 2015 at No. 17 Kola Amodu Street, Magodo in Ikeja Magisterial District did steal diamond wristwatch, Brazilian and Indian hair valued Three Million, One Hundred and Sixty Thousand Naira (N3, 160, 000.00) property of one Chioma Ngwolo.”
The prosecutor, Inspector Eranus Nnamonu, informed the court that the offence is punishable under Section 285 of Criminal Laws No. 11 Vol. 44, Laws of Lagos State.
Magistrate Abimbola Komolafe granted the accused bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties who are to be blood related and must have paid tax for a period of three years.