- A student has been apprehended for attempting to steal at airport
- He was charged to court on two charges bordering trespassing and stealing
- He has however been granted bail with two sureties fully employed
Emnanuel Okoyata, a student has been brought before the law at Kuje magistrates’ court in Abuja to explain why he was attempting to sneak into the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja to steal.
The Punch reports that the 28 year-old student was arraigned to court on two charges of trespassing and attempt stealing which contravene the sections 342 and 95 of the penal code.
According to the prosecuting lawyer, Doris Okoroba, the accused is an habitual criminal in the community and was apprehended by the airport security officers before being handed over to the Kuje prison on September 6.
NAIJ.com gathers that Okoyata, having pleaded innocence of the offence, has been granted bail by the judge, Taribo Jim, with two sureties who are fully employed.
The case was adjourned till October 30.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) police detectives had arrested one Wale David for stealing the phone of another church member in a popular camp in Ogun state.
This was gathered through a statement on RRS Facebook page that the accused was not just a church member; he was also engaged by the church to help clean up its premises after a special church service.
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