For allegedly stealing three bags of rice and seven crates of eggs, a 30-year-old man identified as Sesan Sangodele, has been arraigned at the Senior Magistrates’ court sitting at Iyaganku, Ibadan, Oyo state.
The rice valued at N48, 000 and the crates of eggs valued at N5, 600 totaling N53,600, belong to one Mrs. Sekinat Sokunbi of Bodija area, Ibadan.
Inspector Samad Aliu, the Prosecutor, told the court that Sangodele and others now at large conspired to steal the bags of rice on July 27, about 7:25am, at 6, Balogun St., Ilupeju area, Bodija, Ibadan.
National Daily gathered that the offence for which they are been prosecuted contravened sections 516 and 383 and punishable on conviction under section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code cap 38, Vol.II, Laws of Oyo State, 2000.
The accused, however, pleaded “not guilty” to the two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing preferred against him.
The Magistrate, Mrs Patricia Adetuyibi, after listening to his plea granted the accused bail in the sum of N60,000, with two sureties in like sum while the case was adjourned till October 5, for further hearing.