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Unemployed allegedly steals seven goats in Lagos

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Ajayi, 29, and Olalekan, 27, are standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy,  stealing, and breach of the peace.

The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty.

According to the prosecutor, Insp. N. Simon, the duo, and two others at large committed the offences on Nov. 11, at 3:00 a.m. in the Ijeododo community of Lagos State.

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Simon said that the defendants conspired and stole seven goats belonging to different people, in contravention of Sections 168 (d), 287, and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate, Mrs. A. S. Okubule, admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety each.

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She ordered that the surety must be a blood relation of the defendant and gainfully employed.

She adjourned the case until Dec. 14 for mention.



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