Court remands 2 men for alleged N8m theft

The accused persons conspired to steal one electric tower iron material worth about N8 million from one Gammon India/ First Capital Energy and Power Industry Limited.

Prison

The defendants are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and theft.

The Magistrate, Mr Olusola Aluko, ordered that the accused persons be kept behind bars due to the magnitude of the offence they committed.

The prosecutor, Insp. Idoko James, told the court that the accused persons committed the offences on Dec. 31, 2016 at about 6:00 p.m. at Ijaregbe via Ibokun, Osun.

James said that the accused persons conspired to steal one electric tower iron material worth about N8 million from one Gammon India/ First Capital EnergyandPower Industry Limited.

He said the offences contravened Sections 516 and 383 and punishable under Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code, Cap 34, Vol. 11, Laws of Osun, 2003.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the two count- charge preferred against them.

Counsel to the accused, Mr Rageneas Ugwu, prayed the court to grant his clients bail in the most liberal terms.

The Magistrate, Mr Olusola Aluko, refused the oral bail application and adjourned the case till March 31 for mention.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Charles Owino exits Siaya Governor race, to return to National Police Service

Charles Owino exits Siaya Governor race, to return to National Police Service

Untold story behind teacher who created Kenyatta's KICC statue

Untold story behind teacher who created Kenyatta's KICC statue

Teenage girl drags father to court for refusing to let her marry boyfriend

Teenage girl drags father to court for refusing to let her marry boyfriend

Raila overtakes Ruto after unveiling of their running mates - TIFA report

Raila overtakes Ruto after unveiling of their running mates - TIFA report

Fresh details emerge linking Mirema shooting victim to 'mchele' syndicate

Fresh details emerge linking Mirema shooting victim to 'mchele' syndicate

CS Munya to open International Peace, Security and Social Enterprise Conference at MKU

CS Munya to open International Peace, Security and Social Enterprise Conference at MKU

Kindiki explains why he missed the unveiling of Rigathi as Ruto's running mate

Kindiki explains why he missed the unveiling of Rigathi as Ruto's running mate

Shortage of free condoms hit Kisumu

Shortage of free condoms hit Kisumu

Ndii claims Karua was eager to run alongside Ruto

Ndii claims Karua was eager to run alongside Ruto