October 7, 2019

Two businessmen in court for allegedly stealing empty crates of trophy beer

Benue, Court, Grazing

Two businessmen on Monday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Ojo, Lagos, for allegedly stealing 1,500 empty crates of Trophy Beer.

The police charged Sunday Michael,25, and Emeka Valentine, 39, both businessmen with conspiracy and theft.

They, however, both pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The prosecution counsel Mr Simon Uche alleged that the defendants stole 1,500 empty crates of Trophy Beer, belonging to Mr Peter Egodi, valued at N1.5 million.

He was also alleged that they stole N146,000 belonging to Egodi.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 287, 328 and 411 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State. 2011.

Magistrate A.A Adesanya admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N200,000 each with two sureties each in like sum.

He adjourned the case until Dec. 9 for mention.

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