Lagos: Driver docked over theft of N1.4 million wood pallets

0
47

A 40-year-old truck driver identified as Olamilekan Onalaja has been arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court over the alleged theft of 10 wood pallets worth N1.4 million. The police charged Onalaja, who resides in Ifo Ibogun, Ogun, with conspiracy and theft.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Prosecution Counsel, Inspector Eruada, told the court that the defendant and other persons at large committed the offences on March 21 at about 2 pm at Guinness Nigeria Plc, Ashade Agege, Lagos State.

READ ALSO:Lagos Govt Suspends LSFVCB Boss, Denies 5% Levy On Digital Content

Eruada alleged that the defendant, an employee of Guinness Nigeria Plc, stole the pallets from the truck given to him to supply to a customer.

The offences contravene the provisions of sections 411 and 287 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015. Section 287 stipulates a seven-year jail term for offenders.

Watch Leakblast TV channel from around the world

Magistrate MO Tanimola admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case until September 30 for hearing.

Thanks for Reading via the most updated news portal

About Leakblast.com

Share your story with us

Advertise With us

Encourage & Support LeakBlast

Feel free to contact us

Call Us:+234(0)9073726403
Get us on Whatsapp: +234(0)8181166425      
Email Us: editors@leakblast.com

SUPPORT LEAKBLAST JOURNALISM OF INTEGRITY AND CREDIBILITY

Good  journalism costs a lot of money.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble Endeavor.

By contributing to LeakBlast, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Support LeakBlast

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here