A Lagos Magistrate court in Igbosere has arraigned A 22 year old, former domestic staff of a high court judge, Peace Anyawu on Monday, for allegedly stealing jewellery valued at $38,000.
Prosecutor Sgt. Chinedu Njoku told the court that it was a conspiracy between Anyanwu, and the two others to commit the offence.
The incident took place at D5, Millenium Estate, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, between July 2019 and October 26, 2019. He said the stolen jewellery belonged to Justice Bola Okikiolu- Ighile, Chinedu said.
The defendant pleaded not guilty.
Anyanwu’s alleged accomplices also pleaded not guilty. Nevertheless, the court declined to grant them bail.
Magistrate Botoku ordered that the case file be duplicated and sent to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), for legal advice. The case was adjourned until March 23.