#InTheNews: Man accused of stealing N7m wristwatch

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In what can only be described as wanting too much, a 25-year-old man, John Suru, has been arraigned before Tinubu Magistrate court for allegedly stealing a wrist watch valued at N7m.

According to the police, the incident was said to have occurred at chief Collins street, lekki phase 1 in Eti Osa local government area of Lagos state and the golden Rolex wristwatch is said to belong to one Mrs Elsie Unuane.

    The charge read, “That you, John Suru, between October 2013 and November 2013, at Block 85 Plot 40, Chief Collins Street, Lekki Phase 1 in Eti Osa LGA within the Lagos Magisterial District, did steal one Rose Gold Rolex wrist watch, valued N7m property of one Mrs Elsie Unuane, and thereby committed an offense contrary to and punishable under Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, Nigeria, 2011.” The defendant said he was not guilty of the offence and asked to be tried at the magistrate’s Court.  His defense counsel asked for his bail in “most liberal terms.”

The magistrate, Ms A.O Awogboro admitted him to bail in the sum of N1m with two sureties each in like sum.The matter was adjourned till December 17, 2013.

Kathy Esan

Kathy Esan

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