Teenager arraigned over theft of N70,000

An 18-year-old has been granted bail in the sum of N100, 000 for alleged theft of N70, 000

32 year old man in court for stealing mobile phone.

The prosecutor, Insp Caleb Leranmo, told the court that the 18-year-old committed the offence on May 3 at about 2:00 pm at Oke-Iyinmi area of Ado-Ekiti.

Leranmo alleged that the accused unlawfully broke into the house of one Mrs. Alice Agwu and stole N70,000.

He said that the offence is contrary to and punishable under Section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code, Cap 16, Vol. 1, Laws of Ekiti State,  2012.

The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the accused, however, pleaded not guilty while his counsel, Mr. Busayo Sule, applied for his bail, promising that he would not jump bail.

The accused was granted bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two responsible sureties in like sum, by the Chief Magistrate, Mr. Adesoji Adegboye.

He adjourned the case till  June 16 for hearing.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Lawyer Paul Gicheru found dead

Lawyer Paul Gicheru found dead

Journalists' union comes to rescue of Tuko editor after being jailed

Journalists' union comes to rescue of Tuko editor after being jailed

Biography: Peter Kelerwa Salasya

Biography: Peter Kelerwa Salasya

Supreme Court highlights dysfunction in IEBC, makes 7 key recommendations

Supreme Court highlights dysfunction in IEBC, makes 7 key recommendations

Ruto: This is one of the last times we are having this ceremony

Ruto: This is one of the last times we are having this ceremony

Police lob teargas at MPs protesting outside IEBC offices [Video]

Police lob teargas at MPs protesting outside IEBC offices [Video]

Ruto's directive on SGR takes effect

Ruto's directive on SGR takes effect

6-storey building collapses, many feared trapped

6-storey building collapses, many feared trapped

2 powerful aides that will make or break Ruto's legacy

2 powerful aides that will make or break Ruto's legacy