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Court grants serial thief N250,000 bail

Court grants serial thief N250,000 bail

By Sade Adewale
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A serial  thief, Maxwell  Oyeyemi, has  been  granted   bail in the sum of N250,000, by an  Ondo Magistrates’ Court.

The police had  arraigned 19-year-old  Oyeyemi before the court for allegedly breaking into the  residents of two people, where he was said to  have stolen  a  Samsung I Pad and other  valuable  items.

The  Magistrate,  Mr  Damilola  Sekoni, admitted the accused  to bail in the sum with two sureties in like  sum.

The police prosecutor, Mr Joseph Ajayi, earlier told  the court that the  accused,  stole the items belonging to Kemi  Famakinwa and Siji Adekugbe.

 Ajayi said  the accused  was in possession of  one infinix Hot cell phone which he  could not  give reasonable and satisfactory account of how he came about it .

Maxwell was alleged to have committed the offence with  others still at large  between 7:30am and 6:00pm on July 10, 2019 at Irenitemi street, Ondo in the Ondo Magisterial District.

The charge read in part, “That you, Oyeyemi Maxwell and others still at large on the same date, time and place in the aforementioned Magisterial District did steal one Samsung iPad valued N42,000, wrist-watch valued  worth N7,000, tooth paste valued at N270:00, Magik soap valued at N100:00,and the sum of N121,700 cash, total valued  at N190,220:00, property of one Kemi Famakinwa  and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 383(2)(a) and punishable under section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap, 37 Volume 1 Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.

 “That you Oyeyemi Maxwell on July 26, 2019 at about 10:45am at Funbi Fagun crescent, Ondo in the Ondo Magisterial District did have in your possession one infinix Hot cell phone which you  could not give reasonable and satisfactory account of how you  came  about it and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 430(1) of the Criminal code cap 37 volume 1 laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.

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But the  accused  pleaded not guilty to the six–counts read to him.

The prosecutor informed  the court of the presence of the four prosecution witnesses.  But he applied for a date to study the case file.

The magistrate added that the sureties must be residents within the jurisdiction, which must  be confirmed by the court’s orderly and reported back to court.

Sekoni adjourned the case till August 15, 2019 for hearing.

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