Three males arrested for allegedly stealing seven fridges value N1.4million at gunpoint have been arraigned earlier than an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Courtroom on Monday.
The police charged Ezekiel Egbe, Chigbo Nweke and Chikodi Okaja with conspiracy and armed theft.
Justice of the Peace S.Ok. Ariyo, who didn’t take the plea of the suspects, ordered that they need to be stored in Kirikiri Correctional Centre, Lagos.
Ariyo ordered the police to return the case file to the Lagos State Director of Public prosecutions for authorized recommendation.
The Justice of the Peace adjourned the case till August 3 for point out.
Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Insp Christopher John instructed the courtroom that the suspects dedicated the offence with others at giant, on April 20 about 9.30 p.m. on Toyota Bus Cease,Oshodi -mile 2 Expressway, Lagos.
John mentioned the suspects, armed with sticks, cutlasses, gun and different offensive weapons, robbed Mr Cyril Chukwu of seven fridges value N1.4 million, property of SIMS Nig. Ltd.
The offence, he mentioned, contravened the provisions of sections 297(1)(2)(a)(b) and 299 of the Felony Legal guidelines of Lagos State, 2015.