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Man arraigned for stealing 500 bags of cement



Man in court for burglary

A man, Folorunsho Omoniyi, was arraigned on Tuesday before a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo, the Osun State capital for allegedly stealing 500 bags of cement.

The Prosecutor, Inspector Abiodun Fagboyinbo told the court that the accused, sometime in the year 2014 at Oke-Fia area of Osogbo stole 500 bags of cement valued at one million and seventy five thousand Naira.

According to Fagboyinbo, the cements belong to Hammed Salami and Kayode Falore.

He added that the accused, with an intention to steal took the cement under false pretence of paying the complainants within a week.

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He argued that the offences committed by the accused contravened sections 419,390,of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Volume II Laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2003.

While the accused pleaded not guilty to the 2-count charge preferred against him, his counsel, Mr. Nagite Okobe applied for bail on his behalf in the most liberal terms, assuring the court that the accused would not abuse bail privilege if granted.

In his ruling, Magistrate Ashiru Ayeni granted the bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties.

He therefore, adjourned the case till October 17, for mention.

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