Police arraign man, 29, over alleged theft




The police on Monday, arraigned a 29-year-old man, Owolabi Segun, before an Ado- Chief Magistrates’ over alleged stealing.

The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a charge of stealing.

The police prosecutor, Insp. Bamikole Olasunkanmi, told the that the defendant committed the offence on July 6, at about 6:00 p.m in Ado-.

Olasunkanmi alleged that the defendant stole a block moulding engine valued at N500,000 belonging to one Adelusi Adebisi.

He noted that the offence contravened Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code, Laws of State, 2012.

The prosecutor asked the for an adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present his witnesses.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Counsel to the defendant, Mr Sunday Balogun, urged the court to grant his client bail, with a promise that he would not jump bail.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Abdulhamid Lawal, granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.

He adjourned the case until Aug.3 for mention. ()

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