The police in Osun have dragged a 32-year old man, Gbenga Daramola, before an Osogbo Magstrate’s court for burgling a house and stealing baby clothes and a fowl.
Police prosecutor, Inspector Olayiwola Rasaq, told the court that the accused person and others at large committed the offence on September 23, 2017, at about 5:30am at Balogun Biiro, Oke-Baale area, Osogbo.
Rasaq said that the accused broke into the house of one Saka Mojirayode and stole baby clothes valued at N15,000; a fowl worth N3,000; a Hauwa phone valued at N18,000 and two crates of empty Coca Cola bottles valued at N4,000.
He said the value of all the stolen items totaled N40,000.
The prosecutor added that the offence committed by the accused person was contrary to and punishable under Sections 516, 411,412,390 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol. 11, Laws of Osun State Nigeria, 2003.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the four-count charge preferred against him.
Counsel to the accused, Okobie Najite, applied for Daramola’s bail in the most liberal terms, adding that he would not abuse the privilege, if granted.
In his ruling, Magistrate Fatimoh Sodamade, granted the barber bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in the same amount.
The case was adjourned till October 26 for mention.