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Cleaner in court for allegedly stealing employer’s gold wrist watches



A cleaner, Lydia Ekeremoyia, on Monday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing her employer’s wrist watch valued at N250,000.

The police charged Ekeremoyia, 25, who resides in Lekki, Lagos, with theft.

She, however, pleaded not guilty.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Ajaga Agboko, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Aug. 31, about 11:56a.m. at No. 6, Omodayo Owutuga, Bera Estate, Chevron Lekki, Lagos.

He alleged that the defendant, a cleaner, stole two Seiko gold wrist watches valued at N250,000 belonging to  her employer, Mr Eieri Anwara.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 287 (7) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015; which prescribes seven years imprisonment for stealing.

Magistrate T.A. Anjorin-Ajose, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

He adjourned the case until Oct. 10, for hearing. (NAN)


Edited by Tayo Ikujuni/Sadiya Hamza