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May 29, 2024

Mother, son remanded in prison for alleged N122m property theft

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By Henry Ojelu

A mother, Lola Disu, and her son, Ahmed Disu, have been remanded at the Kirikiri prison, Lagos, following their arraignment for allegedly stealing office property valued at over N122 milion belonging to Uccas Resources Ltd.

Justice Abimbola Awogboro of a Federal High Court, Lagos ordered their remand after their arraignment by the Police on 14-count charge of stealing.

In the charge, the Police alleged that Lola, Ahmed and others at large on June 25, 2021, at 16, Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Magboro Bus Stop, Ikeja, Lagos, conspired amongst themselves to steal the property belonging to Uccas Resources Ltd represented by its Managing Director, Ukata Christian.

The duo were also alleged to have forged a court order with the inscription ‘possession taken by court order on June 25, 2021,’ with the intent that it would be used against Uccas Resources Ltd and its Managing Director, Ukata Christian .

Some of the property the defendants allegedly stolen from different sections of the company office include computers, office chairs and table, air-conditioners, printers, scanners, copiers, industrial water filters, heaps of undistributed copies of cargo news publication, confidential documents, midgets, internet routers, 2.9kva generator, fans etc.

One of the charges read: ‘’That you, Lola Disu ‘f’, Ahmed Disu ‘m’, on the same date, time and place, within the aforesaid judicial division, did steal office properties of the Reception Desk: (a) reception tables with drawers valued at N650,000, (b) reception chairs valued N71,000, (c) Computer (CPU, monitor and printer; all HP Pavilion Tower Computers) (10 generation intel core, 17, 1.8GHZ):dual storage drive 256 (GB) valued N861,000, (d) HP 5 in one printer, scanner and copier valued N73,000, (e) Intercom connected to all offices:receiver valued N5,000 (f) office main line 012916425 (with handset) valued N45,000, (g) visitors memo booklet valued N700, total value of property amount to N1.705million property of Uccas Resources Ltd, represented by Ukata Christian, the MD/CEO.”