Man docked for alleged burglary in Asaba

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A 28-year-old man, John Mudiaga, was on Tuesday arraigned at an Asaba Magistrates’ court for alleged burglary.

The Prosecuting Police Officer, Sgt. Joseph Nwogu told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 27 along Ibusa Road, Asaba in Delta.

Nwogu alleged that the accused broke into the apartment of Victor Noah, the complainant, and stole his Sumec generator and a Nokia cell phone.

He said that the offence contravened Sections 516 and 411 (1) of the Criminal Code Law Cap C21 Vol 1, Laws of Delta State of Nigeria 2006.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Magistrate, Mrs. Okonkwo Akanume, granted the accused bail in the sum of N100, 000 with a surety in like sum.

Akanume held that the surety, who must be resident in Asaba, should provide evidence of employment before the court’s registrar.

She adjourned the case to Aug. 18 for hearing.

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Source:: PM Newspaper