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Man appears in court for stealing laptop.


   
Police on Thursday arraigned a 32-year old man, Nnamdi Onyia, in Asaba Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing a laptop valued at N216,000.

The Prosecutor, Mrs Blessing Okafor, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Oct. 16, at no. 271, Nnebisi Road, Asaba.

Okafor said that the stolen laptop belonged to one Mr Uzoka Abel.

She said that the offence contravened Section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code Cap C 21 Vol. 1, Laws of Delta State of Nigeria, 2006.

The accused however pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Magistrate, Mrs Okonkwo Akanume, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200,000 with a surety in like sum.

Okonkwo held that the surety, who must be a civil servant, should show evidence of employment and should reside within the court’s jurisdiction.

She further ruled that the surety must own a landed property as part of the bail conditions.

The magistrate adjourned the case till Nov. 27 for definite hearing.
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