Man docked for allegedly stealing Church music instrument

A 20-year-old man, Yusuf Olatunji, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing music equipment worth N365,000 from The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Ojokoro, Lagos.

The police charged Olatunji with conspiracy, burglary, stealing, and damage, The Nation report says.

He pleaded not guilty.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Victor Eruada, told the court that Olatunji committed the offence with other persons, who are at large on Sept. 19.

Eruada said the defendant broke into the church at Adura Ojokoro in Lagos and stole a keyboard and two mixer s worth N365,000.

He told the court that Olatunji also damaged two windows, two burglar proofs, and a ceiling roof.

Eruada said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 411, 311, 287, and 350 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.

Chief Magistrate T.O. Tanimola, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Tanimola adjourned the case until Nov. 9, for further hearing.

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