The Police on the Maroko Division, Lekki, Lagos have arraigned two males for serial automobile housebreaking in Lekki and Victoria Island in Lagos.
The 2 accused had been Mukaila Atanda, 36, and Sunny Kamuli, 35.
They specialised in burglarising automobiles, the police mentioned.
The suspects had been accused of breaking into automobiles parked at supermarkets, church and occasions centres at Lekki Section I and Victoria Island areas of Lagos to steal the properties inside.
Additionally charged with them was Agu Chikezie, a 38 year-old dealer on the Laptop Village, Ikeja.
He was charged with receiving from the suspects, stolen properties valued at N500,000.
Police alleged that Atanda and Kamuli, on three June 2020 stormed Angle Villa premises at Lekki Section I and burgled a automobile belonging to Onyeabor Okafor.
Police mentioned the suspects stole the sufferer’s bag containing laptop computer and different beneficial gadgets value N252,000 from the automobile.
Additionally, on 25 June 2020 the suspects allegedly smashed the facet glass of a Toyota Prado SUV with registration quantity AKD 160 FT parked by the proprietor, Ogbeide Osazuwa, on the DHL workplace premises at Lekki Section I to steal an Apple laptop computer valued at N600,000.
Police mentioned the suspects on the identical day went to 38 Sinari Daranijo Avenue, Victoria Island to interrupt right into a Hyundai SUV GEE 300 AA parked by the proprietor, Oluwaseun Ogunnaike.
The suspects, in keeping with police, stole from the automobile, a bag containing HP laptop computer valued at N600,000, and escaped to Laptop Village at Ikeja with the stolen gadgets to promote to a dealer, Agu Chikezie.
Following the complaints by the victims, a staff led by SGT Ewa Ewa Abam swung into motion and arrested the 2 suspects at a hideout in Lagos.
The suspects, thereafter, led the police to the Laptop Village to arrest Chikezie, the alleged receiver of the stolen properties.
All of the suspects had been charged earlier than the Igbosere Chief Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom on 5 counts bordering on stealing and receiving stolen properties.
The accused, nevertheless, pleaded not responsible to the cost.
Their counsel, Barr. Okedi Emmanuel prayed the court docket to grant them bail in essentially the most liberal circumstances, promising that they’d not leap bail if granted,
The presiding Justice of the Peace admitted them to bail within the sum of N200,000 every with two sureties every in like sum.
The Justice of the Peace adjourned the case until 29 July for point out.