A 26-year-old man, Tajudeen Balogun, was arrested at shoprite Alausa for stealing two bottles of wine valued at N65,200.
The accused who resides in Ikorodu is currently facing trial at Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
According to the Prosecutor, Insp. Clement Okuoimose, told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 28, 2017.
According to him “the accused came into the mall under the pretext of buying some goods and stole two bottles of Laurent wine and hid them inside his shirt. When he got to the entrance, the security men stopped him for checking and they discovered the items under his shirt.
“He was handed over to the police,” the prosecutor said.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
In his ruling, the Magistrate, Mrs Y.O. Ekogbulu, granted the accused bail the sum of N50,000 with two sureties and adjourned the case to June 28 for mention.
Source: DAILY TRUST