Man docked for stealing
Fisayo Akinduro, Osogbo
A 28-year-old man, Oladare Kolade, has docked before an Ore Magistrates’ Court sitting in Odigbo for allegedly stealing goods worth N165, 900.
Oladare Kolade, who has no fixed address, is facing two count charges of stealing.
The Prosecutor, Inspector Usifoh James, told the court that the defendant allegedly stole a pair of canvass shoe and white pam slippers valued #35,000 property of one Olumide Adegunlehin on December 23, 2018 at about 12.30pm at Peace Reign Supper market sabo road, Ore.
He also told the court that Oladare Kolade on November 9,2019 at about 2.30pm at Idimango street, Ore stole nine cartons of seaman sachet valued #61,200, four cartons of Chelsea sachet valued #27,600, four cartons of Raga valued #15,200, three cartons of action bitter valued #16,500 and two cartons of action bitter 10CL valued #10,400 property of one Matthew Adebisi.
The prosecutor informed the court that the offence committed contrary to section 383 and punishable under Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap 37 Vol. 1 Law of Ondo State, 2006.
The prosecutor however prayed for a date to enable him gather two prosecution witnesses and study the case file.
Counsel to the defendant, Mr. Rufus Omotayo did not oppose the date request but urged the court to grant the defendant bail in a most liable terms.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty.
The Magistrate, Mr T.J Ajayi, granted the accused bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in a like sum, one of whom must resident within the magisterial district.
He adjourned the case until November 28, 2019 for mention.