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Abimbola Abatta, Osogbo

Osun State Police Command on Tuesday arraigned a 46-year-old man, Aremu Olayinka before an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing.

Police prosecutor, Abdullahi Musa told the court that the defendant committed the offence between February 2019 and March 2020 at Maskon International Hotel, Ajekunle area, Osogbo.

Musa alleged that the accused person did steal three Air Conditioners, valued N210,000, eighteen units of ceiling Fans valued N90,000, Deep Freezer valued N360,000, one Generator valued N150,000, three pumping machines valued N60,000, and other items total valued N1,000,000 property of one Philip Ikechukwu.

He stated that the offence committed is contrary to section 383 and punishable under section 380(9) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol ll Law of Osun State 2002.

However, the accused person pleaded not guilty to the allegation slammed against him.

Defence Counsel, Sulaiman Akano applied for the bail of the accused person in the most liberal term.

In his ruling Magistrate, Abayomi Ajala granted the accused 1 million Naira bail with one surety in like sum and adjourned the case till December 8, for hearing.