Ado-Ekit – A 49-year-old man, Lukman Akinlade, was on Thursday arraigned in an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing wood valued at N420,000.
Akinlade, whose address was not given, is facing a count charge of stealing.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Monica Ikebuilo, told the court that the defendant and others at large committed the offence between Jan. 10 and Jan. 28, 2017 at Ago Aduloju, Ado-Ekiti.
Ikebuilo said that the accused and his accomplice stole wood valued at N420, 000, belonging to one Mr Sunday Ogungbure.
She said the offence contravened Section 390 of the Criminal Code, Law of Ekiti State, 2012.
The accused pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, asked the court to adjourn the case to enable her study the case file and assemble her witnesses.
The Magistrate, Mrs Omolola Akosile, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case until Dec. 11 for hearing. (NAN)