Chinweike Onah, a 33-year-old man was on Monday arraigned before an FCT Senior Magistrates’ Court, Karu,for allegedly purchasing a stolen 32-inch plasma television set at N7,500.
Onah who was arraigned on a one-count charge of receiving stolen property, pleaded not guilty claiming he didn’t know the television was stolen.
According to police prosecutor, Cpl Emmanuel Nnamani, Onah bought the set from one, Elijah Onu at the cost of N7,500. The prosecutor insisted that Onah should have known the that the television was a stolen because its market price is N156,000.
The magistrate, however, granted the accused to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum who he said must be resident within the jurisdiction of the court. The case was adjourned to January 20 for further hearing. (NAN)