A 42-year-old food vendor, Janet Kenu, has been accused by the police of burgling a residential house and stealing jewellery worth N40 million.
Kenu, who is from Cotonu, Benin Republic, allegedly committed the offences on March 10, at A10, Nicon Town, Lekki, Expressway, Lekki.
Kenu, allegedly broke into the house of one Ajisola Yomi, and stole jewellery worth N40 million. She is being tried on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and breaking and entry before an Igbosere Magistrate’s court.
Her alleged offences are punishable under Sections 285 (8), 305 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
Kenu however denied the theft.
Consequently, the Magistrate, Mrs A. G. Omoyele, granted her bail in the sum of N1 million with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case till April 26 for mention.