The Police on the Maroko Division, Lekki, Lagos have arraigned two males for serial automobile burglary in Lekki and Victoria Island in Lagos.
The two accused had been Mukaila Atanda, 36, and Sunny Kamuli, 35.
They specialised in burglarising autos, the police said.
The suspects had been accused of breaking into autos parked at supermarkets, church and events centres at Lekki Half I and Victoria Island areas of Lagos to steal the properties inside.
Moreover charged with them was Agu Chikezie, a 38 year-old vendor on the Computer 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 Half I and burgled a automobile belonging to Onyeabor Okafor.
Police said the suspects stole the sufferer’s bag containing laptop computer pc and completely different priceless objects worth N252,000 from the automobile.
Moreover, on 25 June 2020 the suspects allegedly smashed the side glass of a Toyota Prado SUV with registration amount AKD 160 FT parked by the proprietor, Ogbeide Osazuwa, on the DHL office premises at Lekki Half I to steal an Apple laptop computer pc valued at N600,000.
Police said the suspects on the equivalent day went to 38 Sinari Daranijo Avenue, Victoria Island to interrupt proper right into a Hyundai SUV GEE 300 AA parked by the proprietor, Oluwaseun Ogunnaike.
The suspects, in response to police, stole from the automobile, a bag containing HP laptop computer pc valued at N600,000, and escaped to Computer Village at Ikeja with the stolen objects to advertise to a vendor, Agu Chikezie.
Following the complaints by the victims, a workforce led by SGT Ewa Ewa Abam swung into movement and arrested the two suspects at a hideout in Lagos.
The suspects, thereafter, led the police to the Computer Village to arrest Chikezie, the alleged receiver of the stolen properties.
All the suspects had been charged sooner than the Igbosere Chief magistrate’s Courtroom on 5 counts bordering on stealing and receiving stolen properties.
The accused, nonetheless, pleaded not accountable to the fee.
Their counsel, Barr. Okedi Emmanuel prayed the courtroom docket to grant them bail in basically essentially the most liberal conditions, promising that they’d not leap bail if granted,
The presiding magistrate admitted them to bail throughout the sum of N200,000 each with two sureties each in like sum.
The magistrate adjourned the case till 29 July for level out.