Landlord’s son breaks into tenant’s room, steals valuables in Lagos

A 34-year-old man, Yusuf Oladimeji, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly breaking into his father’s tenant’s apartment and stealing two phones and N150,000.


The defendant, who lives at Dopemu area of Agege, Lagos, is standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.

The prosecutor, Mojirade Edem, told the court that the offender performed the offenses with others still at large, on August 20 at his residence.

Mr. Edeme stated that the two phones worth N33,000, continuing that the phones and the money belonged to the complainant, Peter Agbo.

Mr Aderibigbe allowed the defendant to bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

She directed that the sureties should be profitably employed and show proof of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government.

The magistrate adjourned the case until September 9 for mention.

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