In Osogbo: Court grants N200,000 bail to man accused of stealing TV set

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The Magistrate, Mrs Olubukola Olowolagba, in granting the bail  ordered the accused to produce two sureties in like sum.

An Osogbo Magistrate’ s Court on Thursday  granted a 28-year-accused, Adebowale Tunde,  bail in the sum of N200,000 for allegedly stealing  a N54,000 television set.

The Magistrate, Mrs Olubukola Olowolagba, in granting the bail  ordered the accused to produce two sureties in like sum.

Olowolagba said the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and should show evidence of tax payment to Osun government.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Sgt. Rasak Olaiwola, told the court that the accused was arraigned on a two-count charge of burglary and theft.

Olaiwola alleged that the accused committed the offence  on April  11 at about 10:00 pm opposite Fakunle Comprehensive School in Osogbo.

He alleged that  the accused  broke into Royale Net Points, an electronics store, and carted away one 26-inch  LG Plasma valued at  N54,000.

The prosecutor  said the offence  contravened sections 413 and 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 vol. 11 Laws of Osun, 2004.

The accused, who had no legal representation, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The magistrate adjourned the case till June 8 for hearing .



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