For stealing a nanny-goat and its kids, two men identified as Olaide Adebori, 45, and Sunday Omisakin, 42, were on Tuesday dragged before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court, in Osun.
National Daily gathered that the offence was committed on June 1, 2017, about 12:00 noon at Olurin Street, Ile-Ife.
Prosecutor Inspector Emmanuel Abdullahi narrated to the court that the accused persons were in possession of the goats, suspected to have been stolen.
He further added that the offence for which they were arraigned was contrary to and punishable under Sections 249 (d), 383, 430 and 516 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol 11, Laws of Osun, 2003.
However, the two defendants denied committing the offence.
The defence Counsel, Mr Samuel Judge, applied for the bail of the defendant in most liberal terms.
However, National Daily learnt that the Magistrate Olalekan Ijiyode granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100, 000 with one surety in like sum.
Ijiyode said that the surety, who must swear to affidavit of means, should reside within the court’s jurisdiction.
The case was adjourned until June 28, for hearing.