Court remands man over alleged theft of television, watches

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By Dorcas Elusogbon

Ile-Ife (Osun) – An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ in Osun on Monday remanded one Mathew Omoniyi, 22, in police over alleged theft a television and wrist watches.

The Prosecutor, Insp Sunday Osanyintuyi, told the court the defendant committed the offence on April 11, 2019, at about 2:10 a.m at Ile-Ife.

He said the defendant, no fixed address, entered into the house of one Eze Sunday and carted away one 32-inch television, three wrist watches and one trouser belt, all valued at N70, 000.

According him, the offence contravened Sections 383, 390(9), 411 and 412 the Criminal Code Laws of Osun, 2002.

The defendant, who was not represented by a counsel, pleaded guilty a three-count charge intent to commit felony, entrance and stealing.

Magistrate Muhibah Olatunji, who did not grant bail the defendant, ordered his remand at ‘A’ Division Police Station at Moore, Ile-Ife.

Olatunji adjourned the case till June 22 for presentation of facts.