Armed Robber Who Broke Into CAC Pastor’s House In Ota Granted N500,000 Bail

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Monday July 25, 2016 – Armed Robber Who Broke Into CAC Pastor’s House In Ota Granted N500,000 Bail

Ofuajo Eseogbene was today brought before an Ota Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ogun over alleged burglary.

The  25-year-old accused, whose address is unknown, is facing a two-count charge of stealing and burglary.

The Prosecutor, Cpl. Abdul Kareem Mustapha, told the court that the accused committed the offences on June 26 at about 2.00 a.m. at No. 2 Ireakari St., Itele, Ota.
Mustapha alleged that the accused unlawfully broke into the house of the complainant, Pastor Adegbenle Taiwo and stole valuable items.

The prosecutor further alleged that the accused stole two Laptops worth N105,000.00, a Sony Video Camera worth N35,000 and other valuables items, all valued at N350,000.

He said the offences contravened Sections 390(9) and 411(1)(2) of Laws of the Ogun State.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs A.I Adelaja, granted the accused bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Adelaja held that the sureties, who must be resident within the court’s jurisdiction, should swear to an affidavit of means, including evidence of tax payment to the Ogun Government.
She adjourned the case till Aug. 9, for hearing.


9 thoughts on “Armed Robber Who Broke Into CAC Pastor’s House In Ota Granted N500,000 Bail

  1. Arm robbers are not supposed to be granted bail no matter any amount. Well am not surprised because money moves our magistrates anyhow.

  2. Ouch! Evidence of tax payment by surety will be difficult since apart from civil servants whose taxes are forcefully deducted at the time salaries are paid most of the populace pay pittance by way of general tax, if at all and will not offer to bail anybody in order not to expose the secret of just how little tax they pay.
    And with the little matter of having no fixed address, it is not likely the bail condition will be met any time soon.. Oga tiff e be like say you go get fixed address at your temporary accommodation in jail for a while. Enjoy!!!

  3. Maryf…it is part of the ACJA act of 2015 (i can’t really remember the section) it is called non custodial punishment… which include bail out

  4. What av they been able to do to his God fathers, that is d politicians who are stealing billions, are they not moving freely.

    Let’s just add armed robbery to the list of professional jobs in Nigeria. Bcos that’s all they are good at both home and abroad.

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