By Omobolanle Kougbe
An Ebute Metta Magistrate’s Court on Friday arraigned two men for attempting to steal a tyre in Lagos.
The two men, Kolawole Gagiku and Nureni Yusuf, conspired to cart away with a tyre, sized at 315/80R 22.5, valued at N150,000.
The suspects, being staff of Chisco Transport Company, were caught in the early hours of September 8, 2016, within the company’s premises, situated at 104, Funsho Williams Avenue, Iponri, Lagos, with the tyre.
The case which is punishable by law under section 404 of criminal law of Lagos state of Nigeria 2011, was prosecuted by SGT. Chukwuocha Augustine of Iponri police station, with O. Idowu as presiding Magistrate.
However, the suspects were granted N100,000 bail, while the case is adjourned till the 17th of October 2016.