Three dare- devil armed robbers who reportedly invaded a branch of SLOT Communication Company Nigeria Limited in Lagos stealing different products worth millions of naira have been arrested and arraigned before the Ikeja Magistrate’s Court.
It was reported that the incident occurred at the company’s branch located at Lekki Phase One area of Lagos in the early hours of the morning.
It was gathered that, the robbers broke into the place, gained access to the shop, carted away expensive communication equipment and escaped.
Some of the items stolen from the SLOT shop included phones, laptops, software CDs among others valued at millions of naira.
LEADERSHIP Weekend gathered that the robbery incident was reported to the operatives of FSARS who moved into action and arrested one of the buyers of the stolen items, one Mr. Paul Kon, 28 who confessed and took the police to the suspects who sold the items to him while the police arrested the three suspects identifying two as Mr. Israel Uwadiae, 20 and Ogwugwu Godwin, 28, and they were taken to the State Command, Lagos.
At the Command, the three suspects were interrogated and they confessed their different roles while equally mentioning other accomplices said to be at large now.
They were charged before the Ikeja Magistrates court for conspiracy, burglary and stealing.
They pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, Inspector Benson Emuerhi, did not oppose their being granted bail because the offence was a bailable one.
Thus, the presiding Magistrate, Mrs. O. Sule-Amzat, granted them bail in the sum of N250, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
They were remanded in prison custody pending when they will perfect their bail condition.
The matter was adjourned till November 26, 2018.