Posted By: Odunayo Ogunmola
The police in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, yesterday arraigned two suspects, John
Babatunde, 45 and Sunkanmi Alao, 34, at an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for alleged stealing of N1million from their employer.
Police prosecutor Caleb Leranmo told the court that the defendants committed the alleged offence on February 21 about 100hrs at Jobufet Filling Station, Ado-Ekiti.
He alleged that the defendants stole N1million, property of Akin Olasunkanmi, the director of Jobufet Oil and Gas Ltd.
Leranmo said the offence contravened Section 390 of the Criminal Code, Cap C 16, Laws of Ekiti State 2012.
The defendants pleaded not guilty.
Their counsel, Mr. Femi Falade, prayed the court to grant his clients bail, promising that they would not jump bail.
The Magistrate, Adesoji Adegboye, granted the defendants bail at N500,000 with two sureties.
He adjourned the case till November 24 for further hearing.