A 46-year-old driver, Samuel Harrison, has been remanded in Prison custody for stealing his Boss’s N8.1 worth of property, the suspected carried out the act on his first day of work, and has subsequently been remanded in Prison by a Magistrate court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos state pending when the final Judgement.
The suspect was charged with stealing his employer’s car and arraigned on two-count of conspiracy and stealing before Magistrate O. O Fajana.
Narrating what transpired, The victim Janet Essien had hired the suspect to be her driver. The defendant, however, ran away with the car after she dropped Essien at the salon.
Akinleye said the defendant committed the offense on his first day of work, adding that he ran away with two iPhones worth N600,000 and one Apple laptop worth N550,000 that were inside the car.
The prosecutor said the value of the car and other valuables was N8.1m, adding that the offenses were contrary to Sections 287 and 411 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.
The defendant pleaded guilty to the charges. Magistrate Fajana ordered the defendant to be remanded at the Kirikiri Correctional Center, and adjourned the case until September 28 for sentencing