In Ogun: 21-yr-old man docked for attempting to steal

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A criminal in handcuffs

Tunde is facing a two-count of burglary and attempting to steal.

A 21-year-old man, Adeleke Tunde, was on Friday charged before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly breaking into a house and attempted to steal.

Tunde, who lives at No. 26, Damola St., Atan, Ota, is facing a two-count of burglary and attempting to steal.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told the court that the accused committed the offences on June 7, at about 4.50 p.m. at Akari Estate, Atan, Ota.

Gbesi said that the accused was caught by residents in the area breaking into the house of one Funke Oyeneye, with the intention to steal.

He said that the offences contravened Sections 412 and 413 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Senior Magistrate, Mr S. O.Banwo, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Banwo also said that the sureties must reside within the court‘s jurisdiction and should swear to an affidavit of means.

He said that the sureties should submit four recent passport photographs to the court and show evidence of tax payment from the Ogun Government.

The case was adjourned until July 31, for hearing.

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