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Men in Court For Allegedly Stealing  Hand Bag in Osun

By Nofisat Marindoti, The Nigerian Voice, Osogbo
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Two men, Olarinde Bukunmi aged 19 and Kareem aged 22 and were on Monday, arraigned before a Magistrate Court in Osogbo, Osun State, for allegedly stealing a hand bag of one Adeleke Taiwo.

Prosecutor Duro Adekunle told the court that the duo committed the offence on the 30th of November, 2017 at Aanu Oluwapo community in Osogbo.

He said that the duo also stole one Nokia phone valued N25,000, one Techno phone valued N19,000, Gold necklace, Wristwatch and earrings valued N200,000, driving licence, Voters card and other documents.

Duro added that the duo committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 516, 383(1), 390(9) of the criminal code, cap 34, vol.11 laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2002.

The accused persons however, pleaded not guilty to the two count charge preferred against them and their counsel, Barrister Akinwumi Babatunde, prayed the court to grant his clients bail in the most liberal terms.

In her ruling, Magistrate Fatima sodamade granted the accused persons bail of N500,000 each and adjourned the case till December 18 2017.