The Police on Monday arraigned a domestic worker, Hussaini Monday, in a Wuse Zone Two Chief Magistrates’ Court for the alleged theft of a laptop computer, valued at N115,000, property of his employer.
The accused, Monday 40, however, pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge of theft.
The Prosecutor, Peter Ejike, told the court that Monday committed the offence on Dec. 16 at about 10:00 a.m at Ishaya Hakari Street, 2nd Avenue, Gwarinpa, Abuja, residence of his employer, Mr Aliyu Ibrahim.
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He further said that it was while the accused was trying to escape with the stolen laptop that one Mary Jacob, a neighbor, saw him and raised the alarm.
The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 287 of the Penal Code.
The Magistrate, Mr Musa Ijobo, granted the defendant a N100,000 bail and one surety in like sum.
Ijobo directed that the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and should submit a passport-sized photograph, attached with an affidavit of means.
He adjourned the case till Feb. 24, 2021 for hearing. (NAN)
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