Monday, 14 August 2023

Ekiti man in court for stealing neighbour’s tricycle battery

The Ekiti State Police Command on Monday arraigned a 26-year-old man, Sunday Adesina, before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a 

neighbour’s tricycle battery.
The police prosecutor, ASP Celeb Leramo, told the court that the defendant allegedly, “on August 11, around 11.50 am at Omi-Olori Street in Ado-Ekiti, did steal a tricycle battery.”
Leramo, who said the battery belonging to one Ajayi Olaniyi of the same address was valued at N22,000, adding that, “The offence is punishable under Section 295, 302(1)(a) of the Criminal Laws of Ekiti State 2021.”
Counsel for the defendant, Emmanuel Sunmonu, urged the court to grant his client bail.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Saka Afunso, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N25,000, with one surety in like sum and adjourned the case till August 17, 2023, for hearing.

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