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Teenager docked over alleged theft of cell phones worth N92,500 in Ogun


Sango-Ota    –     A teenager, Danjuma Mohammed, on Thursday appeared before an Ota Magistrates ‘Court in Ogun for allegedly breaking into a house and stealing two cell phones and other items valued at N92,500.

Mohammed, 18, whose address is unknown, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and burglary.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told the court that the accused and others still at large, committed the offences on Sept.8 at about 5.28 a. m at Ijoko, Ota.

Gbesi said the accused and his accomplices broke into the house of the complainant, Isaac Arolowo, and stole two cell phones and other valuable items worth N92,500.

He said that the offences contravened Sections 390(9), 411 and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Senior Magistrate, Mr G. E. Akan, granted him bail of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

Alan said that the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and be gainfully employed.

He also ordered that the sureties should show evidence of tax payment to Ogun Government.

The case was adjourned until Oct. 3 for further hearing.

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