ABUJA | Security guard docked for stealing puppy

A 26-year-old Security guard, Monday Paul, was on Friday arraigned in a Gudu Upper Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly stealing a puppy.

He is facing a two-count charge of criminal trespass and theft.‎

The prosecutor‎, Fedelix Ogubwe, had told the court that one Terji Edwards of Hints Security Services Limited, Abuja, reported the matter at the Durunmi Police Station on May 12.

He said the defendant criminally trespassed into his house by jumping the fence and stole a puppy.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened Sections 348 and 287 of the Penal Code.

The defendant, however, denied committing the offences.

The judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N50, 000 and one surety in like sum and adjourned the case until June 21 for hearing.

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