Okada Rider In Court For Stealing 50 Litres Of Petrol From Police Station

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An Okada rider, Abiola Salawu , who allegedly stole 50 litres of petrol from the Ketu Police Station, Lagos State has been arraigned before a Chief Magistrates Court in Ogudu.

Salawu was said to have illegally entered the premises of the Ketu Police Station and stole 50 litres of petrol in the early hours of May 25.


According to the Prosecutor, Sgt. Lucky Ihiehie, the stolen product valued was valued at N18, 000 and belonged to the station.

He said that the policemen observed that the petrol inside a gallon was missing from where they kept it.

The officers searched around the area and saw the accused with the same gallon in which they kept the petrol with only 30 litres of the substance remaining.

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

Salawu, pleaded not guilty to the charge.




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