Man docked over alleged theft of 4 bags of cement

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Bona Glory, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Nov. 25, around 10:00 a.m. at Olorunsogo Area, off Ogunofeke, Modakeke, in the Ife North-East local government area of Osun.

Glory said that the accused entered into the house of one Lawal Abass to commit felony by stealing his four bags of cement, with a total value of N10, 000.

He added that the offence was contrary to and punishable under Section 390 (9) and 411 of the Criminal Code, Cap at of 34, Vol. 11, Laws of Osun, 2003.

The Defence Counsel, Mr Abiodun Akindipe, applied for the bail of his client in most Liberal terms, saying that the offence was a bailable one, and pledged that the accused would not jump bail.

Magistrate Bose Awosan admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N5, 000 with one surety in like sum.

Awosan added that the surety must swear to an affidavit of means, be a relation of the accused, as well as provide two recent passport photographs of himself and that of the accused.

She adjourned the case till Dec. 21, for hearing. (NAN)

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