Oyenuga, a resident of No. 21, Ogunbiyi Str., Ipaja, Lagos,
is being tried for breach of peace, intent to commit felony
and being in possession of charms.
The prosecutor, Insp. George Nwosu, told the court that the
accused committed the offences on July 20 at block 204
Flat 4, Abesan Housing Estate, Ipaja, Lagos.
He said that the accused had in his possession criminal
charms and other dangerous weapons, in an attempt to use
them to commit crime.
“The accused attempted to commit felony by unlawful
entering into a house to steal,” he said.
Nwosu said that the accused entered into a compound with
a bag that contained various charms, and tied all over his
“The accused was about to break into a flat when a
neighbour sighted him and raised alarm.
“He ran down the stair to escape, but unfortunately for him,
the security guard apprehended him.
“When his bag was searched, hammer, iron rod, pliers and
various charms were found,” he said.
The offences, Nwosu said, contravened sections 166 and
133 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011, which on
conviction attracts two-year imprisonment.
The accused pleaded innocence of the offences and was
granted bail in the sum of N50,000 bail with two sureties in
The Magistrate, Mr A.A. Adesanya, adjourned the case till
Aug. 24 for mention