Hungry Thieves 4 men arraigned for stealing cashew nuts

Two men stole cashew nuts worth millions of Naira they were meant to deliver.

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Four men on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, were arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 356 bags of cashew nuts.

The cashew nuts belonged to a businessman by the name of Tajudeen Salimon, and they were reportedly worth N25 million.

The four men Azeez Raimi, 35; Olufemi Kayode, 34; Adeboye Bakare, 46; and Tunde Hassan, who live in Agege, Lagos, were charged with conspiracy, stealing and receiving stolen goods.

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Inspector Simeon Imhonwa who is the prosecutor told the court that the men committed the offence on March 17, at Ijora Badia, Apapa, Lagos.

He alleged that Raimi and Kayode who were working as drivers for the complainant ran away with 356 bags of cashew nuts, which they were supposed to deliver to a customer.

Imhonwa claimed that the drivers, diverted the cashew nuts to another part of town, where they were met their co-conspirators, Bakare and Hassan.

“I eat nuts on most days of the week. Walnuts, almonds, and pistachios are a few of the varieties I almost always have in my kitchen,” They're chalk full of healthy fats and fiber, which are essential for a healthy diet—and for keeping your hanger pangs at bay. I eat nuts as a snack, incorporate them into baked good (like banana bread), and even toss cashews or almonds into stir-fry recipes.” — Kim Melton , R.D. play

“I eat nuts on most days of the week. Walnuts, almonds, and pistachios are a few of the varieties I almost always have in my kitchen,” They're chalk full of healthy fats and fiber, which are essential for a healthy diet—and for keeping your hanger pangs at bay. I eat nuts as a snack, incorporate them into baked good (like banana bread), and even toss cashews or almonds into stir-fry recipes.” Kim Melton, R.D.

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The Inspector said that the customer of the cashew nuts alerted Tajudeen Salimon when he did not receive the cashew nuts.

When Salimon later discovered that his drivers had stolen his nuts, he went straight to the police and the accused were found and arrested.

The men have plead not guilty to the charges.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi granted the accused men bail in the sum of N500,000 each with two sureties each in like sum.

The case was adjourned until September 20, 2017.

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