Man, 26, caught by CCTV stealing phone from car, gets N50, 000 bail

Ayuba, a  welder, who lives in Karu in the FCT, is facing a theft charge, to which he pleaded not guilty.

A criminal in handcuffs

The judge, Hassan Ishaq, who gave the ruling, also granted the accused a surety in like sum, who must have a means of livelihood.

In addition, he said the surety should deposit his/her driver’s licence or national identity card with the court’s registrar.

Ayuba, a  welder, who lives in Karu in the FCT, is facing a theft charge.

He pleaded not guilty.

Earlier, Police Prosecutor Mamud Ismail told the court that the complainant, Olatundun Kazzeem reported the incident at  Karu Police Station on April 26.

He said the complainant had parked his vehicle opposite his office at Karu, and forgot his Blackberry phone in the vehicle.

“In the afternoon when he complainant remembered and went to pick the phone, he discovered that it had been stolen.

“It was discovered through the office CCTV footage that the accused opened the vehicle with another key and stole the phone.”

The offence contravened Section 79 of the Penal Code, Laws of the Federation.

The case has been adjourned until July 3 for hearing.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Raila's demands after lawyer Paul Gicheru's death

Raila's demands after lawyer Paul Gicheru's death

Ruto's agreement with top bank CEOs on loan defaulters

Ruto's agreement with top bank CEOs on loan defaulters

What next for top exiting Cabinet Secretaries?

What next for top exiting Cabinet Secretaries?

Kabogo: Why Kenyans think he was the biggest loser after Ruto named cabinet

Kabogo: Why Kenyans think he was the biggest loser after Ruto named cabinet

2 Kenyans claim same Cabinet docket [Videos]

2 Kenyans claim same Cabinet docket [Videos]

Little-known Cabinet nominees for Treasury, Education and Health

Little-known Cabinet nominees for Treasury, Education and Health

George Kinoti resigns as DCI boss

George Kinoti resigns as DCI boss

Ruto unveils his Cabinet [Full list]

Ruto unveils his Cabinet [Full list]

Paul Gicheru's unusual behaviour before death

Paul Gicheru's unusual behaviour before death