Ogun police arraign 30-year-old man for stealing

A 30-year-old man, Wasiu Mahammed, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State for allegedly breaking into a workshop and stealing a block molder valued at N45,000.

The police charge the defendant of no fixed address with burglary and stealing.

The Police Prosecution, Insp. E.O. Adaraloye, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on April 25, at about 8.30pm at Elejigbo Obasanjo, Ota.

He said that the defendant broke into the workshop of the complainant and stole a block molder valued at N45,000.

The prosecutor said that the offences contravened Sections 390(9) and 411 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Magistrate A.O. Adeyemi granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.

Adeyemi ordered that the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and be gainfully employed with evidence of tax payment to Ogun State government.

She adjourned the case until May 30, for further hearing.


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