DJ in court over alleged theft, granted N50,000 bail

A Gudu Upper Court has granted a thieving DJ bail in the sum of N50, 000 for stealing a turntable.

Then I thought that I'd upgrade my existing Bluetooth setup, simply by buying one of the best Bluetooth speakers out there — one that I could also plug a turntable into at some point.

The judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, who granted the bail, ordered that the defendant must also produce one surety that must reside within the court’s jurisdiction.

He adjourned the case till May 8 for hearing.

The defendant of Waru village, Abuja, was arraigned on a count charge of theft by servant, an offence he denied committing.

The prosecutor, Fidelis Ogbubwe, said that the offence contravened Section 289 of the Penal Code

Ogbubwe told the court that one Okolie Kenneth of Gaduwa Estate, Apo, Abuja, reported the matter at the Apo Police Station on March 21.

He said that ‎the defendant was employed by the plaintiff as a DJ in his garden at Gaduwa Estate on Feb. 10 and the defendant travelled to Lagos State on March 3.‎

Ogbubwe said he discovered that his turntable, valued at N680, 000; apple lap top valued at N430, 000 and microphone valued at N45, 000, were missing on the day the defendant travelled.

The prosecutor said during police investigation, the microphone and the apple lap top were found in the defendant’s house.

He said that the defendant claimed that he bought the apple lap top.

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