An Igbosere Magistrates Court in Lagos on Tuesday remanded a labourer, Ashikpa Abdullahi, who allegedly broke into a shop with intent to steal.
Magistrate A.A. Famobiwo made the order following Abdullahi’s plea of guilt to a two-count charge of conspiracy and attempted stealing, brought against him by the police.
She adjourned till August 15 to hear the facts of the case and sentencing.
Earlier, prosecuting Sergeant Solomon Mawary told the court that Abdullahi, 21, of Alaba Rago area of Ojo, Lagos committed the offences alongside his accomplices who are on the run.
He said at about 2:43am on August 2, at No. 222, Bamgbose Street, Lagos Island, Abdullahi broke into a shop, with intent to steal, but was caught by guards.
The offences, the prosecutor added, contravened Sections 411 and 406(2), of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.