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Mechanic 20, docked for allegedly breaking into a car, attempting to steal

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By Alexandra Oladipo

The police charged Alex, who lives in Karu, FCT is charged with two counts of trespass and attempt to commit theft.

The Prosecution Counsel, Mahmud Lawal, told the court that Mrs Pat Adejumo, who lives in NIA Headquarters, Abuja reported the case at the Asokoro Police station, FCT on May 10.

He further alleged that the defendant was caught red handed in the act, while he was searching the car for valuables to steal.

The prosecution also added that during police investigation, the defendant voluntarily admitted to the crime.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 348 and 95 of the Penal Code Law.

After the charge was read to the  defendant, he pleaded not guilty.

Kagarko adjourned the case until  July 24 for hearing.

edited by Sadiya Hamza

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