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Man, 19, remanded for stealing motorcycle


AKURE – A 19-year-old man, Muyiwa Olakotan , was on Thursday remanded in Olokuta Prison, Akure, by an Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court for stealing motorcycle valued at N120,000.
The prosecutor, ASP Pelumi Adejuwon, told the court that the accused and others still at large, conspired to steal a Bajaj motorcycle with registration No. QA 725 AKR, belonging to one, Mr Aroture Happy.
Adejuwon said that the accused committed the offence on Oct. 30 at about 7 a.m. at Ore, Ondo State.
According to him, the offence was contrary to and punishable under sections 516 and 390 (9) of the Criminal Code Cap 37, Vol. 1, Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.
The accused pleaded guilty to the two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.
The accused, who was represented by his counsel, Mr Femi Adetoye , prayed the court for leniency and mercy.
In his ruling, the Magistrate, Mr Sunday Adedapo, ordered the accused to be remanded in prison custody until Dec. 15 when the case would come up for judgment. (NAN)

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