2 Security Guards Arraigned After Car Parked Under Their Care Was Stolen
The Police on Monday, June 20, 2015 arraigned two security guards at a Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court Abuja for alleged negligent conduct.
The accused persons are Ahile Joel, 26, and Lorky Enock, 34, all of Easytec Security Company Abuja.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Abdullahi Ahmed, told the court that Mr Tajudeen Olanrewaju of No. B14 Zion Court Estate, Wuse 2 Abuja, reported the case at the Maitama Police Station on Jan. 19.
Ahmed said that in January, the complainant travelled to Lagos and parked his BMW car with Reg. No. AKD 541 BM at the Estate car park.
He said that the car was parked under the care of the accused persons and three others now at large as the security men attached to the estate.
According to him, the accused persons were negligent in their duty by allowing unknown persons to steal the said car from the premises.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened the Provisions of Section 196 of the Penal Code.
The accused persons, however, pleaded not guilty to the allegations against them.
The Magistrate, Mrs Folashade Oyekan, granted the accused persons bail in the sum of N100, 000 each with two sureties each in like sum.
Oyekan ordered that one of the sureties must be a civil servant of not less than Grade Level 7 and must reside within the jurisdiction of the court.
She adjourned the matter till Aug. 26, for hearing.