The trial of film advertiser, Seun Egbegbe, affirmed to have stolen nine iPhones from a shop in Computer Village, Lagos, was slowed down on Wednesday at an Ikeja Magistrate attributable to the disappointment of the Police to deliver the respondent in court.
Albeit, Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Y.O. Aje-Afunwa had set the date for beginning of trial, yet neither the Police nor the litigant were in court for the procedures.
A Police source however advised columnists that the speculate’s inability to show up in court was on the grounds that he is still in Police authority over charged remote trade trick conferred at Gbagada a week ago.
The film advertiser was charged before Chief Magistrtate (Mrs) Aje-Afunwa in November a year ago for professedly taking nine I-Phones from an organization, Kaaltex Innovation Consultancy arranged at the PC Village, Ikeja
The police had summoned Egbegbe on a one-tally charge verging on taking.
The police, in the charge favored against Egbegbe expressed that the stolen iPhones were worth N2.4m.
The charge peruses, “That you, Oluwaseun Olasunkami, on November 22, 2016, at around 9am, at 9, Simbiat Abiola Way, Ikeja, in the Ikeja Magisterial District, stole nine iPhone 6s, esteemed at N2,400,000, property of one Kaaltex Innovation Consutancy, along these lines carrying out an offense culpable under Section 278 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.”
Egbegbe had argued not blameworthy to the one-count charge favored as a detriment to him by the Police. He was conceded safeguard in the entirety of N1 million and two sureties in the like aggregate.
In the interim, Chief Magistrate Aje-Afunwa has settled April 12, 2017 for the trial.