Crime: 2 drivers steal N1m rods from Dangote refinery

Two drivers working with Dangote Oil Refining Company Limited have been arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing iron rods worth N1 million from the company.

The truck drivers, Ibrahim Madaki, 20, and Mohammed Nuru, 25 were arraigned on Friday on a two-count charge of conspiracy and theft before Magistrate T.A. Anjorin-Ajose.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Ajaga Agboko, said they committed the offences on August 7, at the company’s premises at Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.

Insp. Agboko alleged that the drivers allegedly stole 410 pieces of iron rods, property of Dangote Refinery.

He said they were caught by two security guards after they had loaded the rods in a truck and were about to drive out in the middle of night.

They however pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Magistrate Anjorin-Ajose granted them bail in the sum of N200,000 each with two sureties each in like sum.

He adjourned the case until September 12.(Thenation)

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