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Police arraign three for stealing vehicle’s brain box

Three men, Femi Showunmi, Idowu Gafar and Idowu Iyanu, were on Tuesday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, on charges of stealing.

The defendants allegedly broke the side glass of a Lexus Jeep with number plate JJJ512HY, belonging to Comfort Ogundele to steal the vehicle’s brain box and glass control button valued at N3.5m.

The suspects, who were arraigned before Magistrate S.O Obasa, are facing three counts.

The charges read, “That you, Femi Showunmi, Idowu Gafar, Idowu Iyanu and others now at large on April 16, 2023, around 5.30pm somewhere along Ajayi Road, Oke Ira, Ogba, Lagos State in the Ikeja Magisterial District did steal a Lexus 460 with number plate JJJ512HY brain box and glass control button valued at N3.5m property of one Comfort Ogundele and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 280 and punishable under Section 287 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.”

The Magistrate, Obasa, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N500,000 with two responsible sureties in like sum.