Posted By: Odunayo Ogunmola, Ado-EkitiA 35-year-old man, Gambo Paul, was yesterday arraigned at an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ekiti State for alleged burglary and stealing.
The prosecutor, Johnson Okunade, told the court that the accused committed the offence on October 10 about 11:30am at Mango, off
Federal Housing Estate, Ado-Ekiti.
He alleged that the accused allegedly broke into the apartment of the complainant, Seun Adebayo.
Okunade alleged that the accused stole one Tiger generator valued at
N14,000, one gold chain valued at N60,000, one Panasonic TV valued at N13,000, a bag of Semovita and Knorr chicken seasoning valued at N3,000.
He said the accused also allegedly stole one solar lamp valued at N5,000, one torchlight valued at N2,000, one black leather belt valued at N15,000 and a gold
wedding ring valued at N20,000, belonging to the complainant.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 383 and punishable under
Section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code Cap C16 Vol.1 Laws of Ekiti State
He asked the court for adjournment to enable him study the case file and present witnesses.
The defendant pleaded not guilty.
His counsel, Mr. Temitope Omotayo, urged the court to grant him bail, promising he would not jump bail.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr. Adesoji Adegboye, granted bail to the defendant at N200,000 with one surety.
He adjourned the case till December 1 for hearing.