Police arraign Osun civil servants for stealing govt’s property

Police arraign Osun civil servants for stealing govt’s property
By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo
Osun coat of arm
Osun coat of arm
Osun state Police command yesterday dragged two staff of the State Judiciary before an Osogbo Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing typing sheets belonging to the Government.
The defendants: 46 years old Adedoyin Adebowale, and Sulaiman Tajudeen, aged 46, were said to have committed the offence on November 20, 2020 at the High court premises, Oke-Fia, Osogbo.
Police prosecutor, Inspector Adeoye Kayode alleged that the defendants, who are staff of the State High Court in Osogbo did conspire among themselves and stole six packs of typing sheets valued N30,000, property of the Osun state Judicary.
Adeoye noted that the offence committed contravened section 516 and 383 punishable under section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol ll Law of Osun state 2002.
The duo pleaded not guilty to the two count charge of conspiracy and stealing slammed against them.
Their counsel, Taiwo Awokunle applied for their bail and argued that they would not run away of granted bail since they are civil servants.
Presiding Magistrate, Mrs Adijat Oloyade granted them bail in sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
She thereby adjourned the case till January 7, 2021 for hearing.


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