Barber docked for stealing.

Written by on June 30, 2021

Today Wednesday, a 21-year old Barber, Segun Orimisan was arraigned before the Okitipupa Chief Magistrate Court II, on two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.

The offences, according to prosecution are contrary to and punishable under sections 516 and 390 of the criminal code, cap 37 volume 1, laws of Ondo State of Nigeria 2006.

He was alleged to had conspired with others now at large and stole Samsung phone valued at 115,000 thousand naira, property of Adeniyi Emmanuel, around 4:00am at One Love Hostel, Agbala Libele on June 23, 2021. He however pleaded not guilty to both counts.

Inspector Ayodeji Omoyesha who persecuted the case said that he has three (3) witnesses to call and were all in court but the case file was new to him. He therefore applied for a short adjournment to enable him study the case file.

Counsel to the accused person, Mr. Kayode Obolo, who did not oppose the adjournment application, requested for the bail of his client in a liberal term promising credible surety.

Presiding, Senior Magistrate C.O Ojuola granted bail to Segun in the sum of one hundred thousand naira (#100,000) and one surety in like sum.

He adjourned the case until July 13, 2021.

Awawa Reporters- Smile Igbekele and Oluwasegun Isaac


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