arrested a 28-year-old housemaid, Anna Payaro, for allegedly leading a
gang to burgle her boss’ apartment at Goshen Estate, Lekki, in the
Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state.
were said to have carted away a cash sum of N300,000; $1,000 (about
N199,000); £500 (about N145,000) and some other valuables worth N2.5m.
suspects committed the alleged crime on May 27, at about 3pm when the
boss, Olatunde Adepeju, was outside the country.
the Maroko division, which reportedly went after the suspects, leading
to Payaro’s arrest, while others were still at large.
Osuji, arraigned Payaro in an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court on Monday on
three counts of burglary and stealing.
were punishable under sections 285, 305 (a) (b) and 409 of the Criminal
Law of Lagos State, 2011.
Anna Payaro, and others now at large on May 27, 2016, at about 3pm at
Goshen Estate, Lekki, in the Eti-Osa Local Government Area, within the
Lagos Magisterial District, did break and enter the house of one
Olatunde Adepoju, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section
305 (a) (b) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
the same date, time and place, in the aforementioned magisterial
district, did steal N300,000; $1,000; £500 and property valued at about
N2.5m, property of one Olatunde Adepoju, thereby committing an offence
punishable under Section 285 (10) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State,
charges before the presiding magistrate, Mrs. A.T. Omoyele, who admitted
her to bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.
present their residential addresses and evidence of tax paid to the
state government to the prosecutor for verification and adjourned the
case till July 4, 2016.