Theft: Six men arraigned for bugling Odegbami’s residence
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Theft: Six men arraigned for bugling Odegbami’s residence

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Theft: Six men arraigned for bugling Odegbami’s residence
By Lanre Adesanya
The Nigerian Police Force in Victoria Island Police Division of Lagos,has arraigned six men before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos,over the alleged theft of items worth N14.1million from for the house of a former Super Eagles player, Chief Segun Odegbami.
The accused persons : Oke Moses, 18, Abdul Azeez, 22, Ajibade Rahmon 24, Isaac Okenuga 29, Olusola Orisansope, 22, and Daramola Abiodun, 22,‎ were arraigned on a four-count charge bordering on burglary, conspiracy, receiving stolen property, and stealing.
The accused committed offences between June 1 and 20, at 2:00a.m. at 13, Saro Close, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The prosecutor,Sergent Chijioke Njoku,told the court that two of the accused, Moses and Azeez, unlawfully broke and entered into the house of the complaint, Mr Olusegun Odegbami, a former Super Eagles player and stole some items worth N14.1 million.
He added that the items stolen included, Iphone 7plus valued at N490, 000, a Samsung Galaxy S3 phone valued at N150,000; two Apple Laptops valued at N600,000 and a Rolex watch valued at N12 million.
Other items allegedly stolen by the accused were a box containing some clothes and shoes valued at N500, 000 and a Phone recharge cable valued at N5,000, adding that the total value of all the items stolen was N14.1 million.
According to him,the other accused received the stolen goods from Moses and Azeez,adding that‎ the offences contravened Sections 287, 307 (b), 328 (1), and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charges,while presiding Magistrate, Mrs Afolashade Botoku granted them bail in the sum of N1 million each with two sureties each in like sum.
The matter has been adjourned till August 17 for further mention.
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