By Joshua Oladipo
Osogbo – The Police on Monday docked two teenagers in an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged burglary.
The defendants, Yusuf Olaniyi,18, and the other, a 15-year-old boy, were arraigned on a four-count charge bothering on burglary, conspiracy and theft.
The prosecutor, ASP Fagboyinbo Abiodun, told the court that the defendants committed the alleged offences on Feb. 20, at about 10:00a.m. at Eleyele area, Osogbo.
Abiodun said the defendants conspired and burgled the house of one Ilesanmi Benjamin, and carted away one plasma television set worth about N44,000.
He added that the duo also stole a stabiliser valued at N15,000, before they were apprehended.
The prosecutor said the offences contravened the provisions of Sections 516,411,451,and 383 punishable under Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol. 11 Laws of Osun, 2003.
The plea of the defendants was not taken.
The magistrate, Mrs Rofiat Olayinka, ordered that the defendants be kept in police custody, pending the determination of the real age of the 15-year-old boy.
The case was adjourned until March 1 for mention.