A 40-year old man, Sunday Arowolo, was Wednesday arraigned over alleged theft of an unregistered vehicle valued at N2.5 million.

Arowolo, whose address was not given, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, forgery and stealing before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Stephen Molo, told the court that the accused committed the offences on July 7, 2014 at No. 25, Ayo Ajileye St., Ori-Okuta area of Ikorodu, Lagos.

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Molo said the accused, with some others still at large, stole a Toyota Matrix valued at N2.5 million, a property of one Mrs Ifeyinwa Anueyiagu.

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He alleged that the accused forged the documents of the vehicle before he stole it.

Molo said the offences contravened Sections 285 (10), 363 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

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The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Magistrate, Mr P. A. Adekomaya, granted the accused bail in the sum of N300, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

He then adjourned the case to Jan. 19, 2016 for mention. (NAN)


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