Man invades policeman’s home, steals security lamp fittings
A 20- year -old man , Mohammed Fahad, was on Tuesday arraigned in a Karshi Grade 1 Area Court , Abuja , for stealing security lamp fittings in the house of a police officer .
Fahad, who was arraigned on three counts bordering on trespass, mischief and theft , however , denied committing the offences .
The prosecutor, Mahmud Lawal , told the court that one David Simon reported the matter at the Karu Police Station, Abuja , on August 28.
He said that the complainant alleged that on August 26, the defendant criminally trespassed into the house of one CSP Usman Magaji at Karu , Abuja , willfully damaged and dishonestly stole security light fittings valued at N 54, 000.
Lawal also informed the court that the defendant sold the stolen items to one Safullahi Hassan at the rate of N 1, 300 per unit .
According to the prosecutor , the offences contravened the provisions of Sections 348, 327 and 287 of the Penal Code .
The judge , Aliyu Kagarko, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N 300, 000, with one surety in like sum and adjourned the case until October 16 for hearing.