July 22, 2016 – Mechanics Dragged To Iyaganku Court In Ibadan For Stealing Onions
Ibadan Police command today arraigned two men, Toheeb Adesokan,20, and Mutiu Olatinwo, 25, in an Iyaganku Senior magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing onions, and other items valued at N100,000.
Adesokan, a motorcycle mechanic, and Olatinwo, motor mechanic both residents of Olunde, Aba Baale, Ibadan, were charged on a three- count charge of conspiracy, break-in and stealing.
The prosecutor, Insp. Samad Aliu told the court that the defendants allegedly conspired to break into the house of one Funmilayo Ogunsanya on July 16. Aliu alleged that the defendants broke into the house at about 4 p.m. at Olunde area of Ibadan.
He said that they stole rechargeable lamp, manual blender, fragile plates, glass cups, electric blender and foodstuffs such as yam flour, rice and onions. Aliu said the total value of stolen items was N100,000, while the offences contravened Section 390 (9), 411 (2) and 516 of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol. II, Laws of Oyo State 2000.
The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charges.The Senior Magistrate, Mrs. Patricia Adetuyibi, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N100,000 each, with two sureties each in like sum and adjourned the case till Sept. 27, for hearing.