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Court slams N100, 000 bail on accused over N6,000 toiletries theft

Lagos – An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday in Lagos slammed a N100,000 bail on a 26-year-old company empolyee, Dayo Moses, who allegedly stole toiletries worth N6, 000 belonging to his employer.

The accused, who resides at Block 133, Jakande Housing Estate, Lekki, is facing a charge of stealing.

Magistrate Olanike Olagbende, who gave the ruling, adjourned the case to Sept. 30 for mention.

The Prosecutor, Sgt Ishola Samuel, had told the court that the accused committed the offence on Sept. 11 at about 7.20 a.m. at the premises of Spar Company Ltd, Lekki.

He alleged that the accused stole the following items: six pieces of Nivea roll, Joy soap and Nivea body cream valued at N6, 000, property of the company.

According to the prosecutor, the offence contravened Section 285 (7) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Section 285 (7) provides seven years imprisonment for offenders.


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