Two men Abdulrasaki Alao, 30 and Adbulkareem Ojulari, 32 who allegedly snatched a Tecno phone from one Daniel Emmanuel have been reprimanded by the police and charged to court on two counts charge of conspiracy and stealing.
The complainant is said to have been standing in front of University of Lagos State Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, when the accused persons connived and snatched the phone from him.
According the prosecuting police officer, Ms. Anthonia Osayande, the offence was committed at 8:30pm on October, 24.
“The accused removed the phone from the complainant’s front pocket immediately he climbed a motorcycle, they crossed to the other side of the road and sped off on another motorcycle which had been on stand-by for them. But the bike of the complainant chased after them and they were apprehended but the phone was not recovered from them.” She stated.
The Magistrate, who presided over the matter, Mrs Ipaye Nwachukwu, on Friday, granted bail to the two accused persons in the sum of N100,000 each and adjourned till November 24 for mention.
Seems a bit excessive for a phone sha…
Written by Okolo Ezinne.