Man, 27, docked over alleged theft of bus worth N1.8m



A 27-YEAR-old man, Johnson Michael, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court over alleged theft of a Toyota Sienna, valued at N1.8 million.

Michael is facing a count charge of stealing.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Duro Adekunle, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Oct. 7 at Deborah Event Centre, Osogbo.

Adekunle said that the defendant stole the Toyota Sienna with registration number LND 974 AZ, worth N1.8 million, property of one Lukman Olatunbosun.

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol.11 Laws of Osun, 2003.

The defendant denied committing the offence.

Counsel to the defendant, Mr Ranageous Ugwu, prayed the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms.

The Magistrate, Mr Ashiru Ayeni, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N250, 000 and two sureties in like sum.

He adjourned the case until Dec.22 for mention.    –  NAN


– Nov 14, 2017 @ 13:13 GMT |

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