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LASTMA officials arrested for stealing

Four officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority were arraigned on Thursday at an Ogba Magistrate ’ s Court for alleged Stealing.

The officials – Adeniyi Lamowa , Abiodun Odutan , Adekunle Fasanya and Kayode Olodo – were accused of stealing N86 , 000 from the driver of a Toyota Sienna , Alao Abayomi.

The police said the amount was part of a sum of N103,000 Abayomi allegedly kept in his car .

PUNCH Metro learnt that the defendants had accosted the driver along Agidingbi Road on November 1 , 2017 for picking somebody on the road .

They were said to have ordered him down from the vehicle, which they drove to their office in Alausa .

Abayomi reportedly boarded a bus to the agency’ s office where he was given a fine of N20 ,000.

He allegedly discovered that N86 , 000 was missing from the money he kept in the vehicle and accused the team of stealing it.

He reported the case to the police at the Alausa division .

A police prosecutor , Sergeant Unah Mike, brought the men on two counts of stealing before a presiding magistrate , O. O. Fashola.

The accused pleaded not guilty and were granted bail in the sum of N50 , 000 with one surety in like sum. She adjourned the case till February 19 , 2018.20171024_152021 LASTMA officials arrested for stealing

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