Corps Member In Court For Alleged Malicious Damage, Prostitution

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29-year-old Lilian Ogboona, a youth corps member serving in Lagos State was on Friday arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ court in Lagos on charges of soliciting, prostitution and malicious damage to property.

Ogboona, a Batch B corps member who resides at No. 58, Oniru Estate, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of soliciting for prostitution and malicious damage of property.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Raji Akeem who told the court that the defendant allegedly committed the offences on Dec. 5, at her residence said that when the police responded to a disturbance call in the neighbourhood it was discovered that the defendant and her roommates were engaged in a fight.

According to him, the defendant had gotten into an argument with other roommates and thereafter a fight broke out resulting in the damage of an iPad tablet valued N170,000.

Other items allegedly damaged were a split air conditioner worth N55,000 and window blinds valued at N6,000, all properties of Mrs Yvonne Nnami.

Akeem submitted that the offences committed contravened sections 141 (1) (b) and 348 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Lagos State, 2011.

Lilian Ogboona, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges and was granted bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum by the Magistrate, Mr Jacob Adegun.

The case was adjourned to December 13 for mention.

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