SANGO-OTA (OGUN) – A 33-year-old man, Sunday Sheme, was on Wednesday charged before an Ota Magistrate’s Court in Ogun for allegedly stealing a plasma television and other valuables worth N250,000.
Sheme, who resides at No.28 Owolabi St., Iyana Iyesi in Ota, is being tried on a two-count charge of stealing and burglary.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Lydia Omatahunde, told the count that the accused committed the offences on March 28 at about 11:15am at No.22 Olugba St., Iyana-Ilogbo, Ota,
Omatahunde said that the accused broke into the house of one Mr Fowomola Abiodun and stole a plasma television and other valuables worth N250,000.
She said that the accused was caught in the process of committing the crime by the people and handled over to the police.
Omatahunde said that the offences contravened Section 411 (2) and 390 (9) of the Revised Law of Ogun State, 2006.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.
The Magistrate, Mr Folarin Iroko, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.
Iroko said that the surety must reside within the Magistrate district and produce evidence of payment of one year tax clearance.
He also said that the surety should swear affidavit of means and submit four passport photographs to the court.
The case was adjourned till April for hearing. (NAN)
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