By Ige Adekunle
Sango-Ota(Ogun) – A 32-year-old applicant, Tajudeen Adedipe, who allegedly stole electrical cables worth N2.5 million on Wednesday appear in an Ota Magistrates’ Court, Ogun.
The police charged Adedipe who lives at No.26 Tolani St., Iyana-Iyesi Ota, with two counts of theft and burglary.The Prosecution Counsel, Sgt. Abdulkareem Mustapha, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on July 20 at about 9 p.m. at Ogungbade road,
Opposite Baptist Via Onihale, Ota.Mustapha alleged that the defendant broke into the house of the complainant, Taiwo Subair, and stole electrical cables worth N2.5 million.
He said that the offence contravened the provisions of sections 390 and 516 of the Criminal Code,Law of Ogun, 2006.After the charges were read to him, he pleaded not guilty.The Chief Magistrate, Mr Mathew Akinyemi, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N400,000 and two sureties in like sum.
Akinyemi ordered that the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and must be gainfully employed.He adjourned the case until Sept. 5 for further hearing.