2 brothers charged with theft get N100,000 bail each

Fri, Mar 16, 2018 | By publisher


A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday admitted two brothers – Usman Aminu and Usman Ibrahim – to a bail of N100,000 each over alleged house breaking and theft.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Yusuf Emmanuel, ordered the defendants to produce a surety each in like sum who must be resident within the jurisdiction of the court.

He adjourned the case until March 29, for hearing.

Aminu, 18 and Ibrahim, 20, of Kawo Kaduna, are facing a three-count charge of criminal conspiracy, house breaking and theft.

The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Leo Joseph, had told the court that the accused committed the offences in the complainant’s house on Feb. 16, at about 12:00 p.m. at Kawo Kaduna.

Joseph alleged that they conspired and broke into the house of Abdullahi Danhausawa and stole two plasma television sets, valued at N130,000.

He alleged further that the defendants also stole three cellphones valued at N150,000 and N20,000 cash.

The prosecutor said the offences contravened Sections 59, 117 and 178 of Kaduna State Penal Code.

– Mar. 16, 2018 @ 12:30 GMT |