Gunner Phillip Dogherty, laboratory man, attached to the Agra Magazine, was arraigned on the following charges:
1st. For clandestinely concealing himself within the magazine yard in the fort of Agra, on or about the evening of the 23rd February 1825, until after the gates of the yard were shut for the night; with the felonious intention of stealing property therefrom during the night.
2nd. For feloniously and forcibly breaking open the lock of the treasure chest lodged in the office or store room, in the said magazine yard, and for feloniously and forcibly breaking open the lock of a box contained in the said treasure chest; and for feloniously stealing, taking, and carrying away therefrom a bag containing the sum of six hundred and fifty rupees the property of Government.
3rd. For absenting himself without leave from duty on the morning of the 24th February 1825 and not returning till brought back in the forenoon of the 26th in a state of drunkenness