A 42-year-old man, Jide Oyedele, on Friday, appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrate’s Court, Lagos for alleged theft of pickup van motor engine and other spare parts worth N550,000.
Oyedele, whose address was not given, is being tried for the charge of stealing, an offence he denied.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Mary Ajiteru, told the court that the accused committed the offence between Nov. 9 and Nov. 20, at about 4 p.m. at No 2, Faniyi Str., Ebute Ipakodo, Ikorodu, Lagos state.
Ajiteru said that the accused stole engine, worth N450, 000, other spare parts, valued at N82, 000, tyre and rim and nuts valued at N18, 500, property of one Mr Shuabu Sunday.
She said the offence contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.
The Chief Magistrate, W. B Balogun, granted the accused bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Balogun adjourned the case until Jan. 17, for mention.