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Man in court for  stealing  tanks

Man in court for  stealing  tanks

From Fisayo Akinduro,  Osogbo
A 37-year-old man, Seriki Olufunsho, has been dragged  before an Osogbo Magistrate Court for  stealing tanks worth  N162,000.

The prosecutor, ASP. Abiodun Fagboyinbo told the court that the accused person entered the shop of one Raphael  Umezurike to steal four thick “PVC” pipes, a 100-litre Storex tank and an 80-litre Storex tank, all valued at N162,000.

The accused person committed the offence on July 29, 2019 around 1:00pm at Queen’s Academy, along Ofatedo Osogbo.

The offences contravened sections 412 and 390(9) of the Criminal Code Laws of Osun State.

The accused person pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against him.

Counsel to the accused, Najite Okobie, prayed the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms,  with a promise not jump bail.

The Magistrate, Mrs Risikat Olayemi, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum, whom she said must present three passport photographs  with an affidavit of means.

The magistrate said the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction , while  the prosecutor must  verify his avidavit.

He adjourned till October 7 for hearing.

Owena Press Limited (Publisher of The Hope Newspaper), Akure

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