Chiweiko Samuel, a 26 year-old man, was on Monday arrainged before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for stealing female bathroom slippers valued N18,500.

The prosecutor, Christopher Okoliko, told the court that Samuel committed the offence on Sept. 11 at Doyin Market Surulere at about 7 a.m.

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He said that Samuel went to the shop of the complainant Maduesike Ifenyinwa and stole 47 pairs of the slippers.

“But he was caught when he attempted to run out of the market with the slippers,’’ he said.

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The prosecutor, who told the court that the address of the accused is unknown, said that the offence contravaned section 285(1) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2011.

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When the one-count charge was read to him, Samuel pleaded guilty.

The Magistrate, Mrs M.I. Dan-Oni ruled that the case be adjourned till Sept. 22 for facts and sentencing.