Police arraign Man, 35, for allegedly stealing 2 sheep

By Adebisi Fatima Sogbade

The police on Friday arraigned a 35-year-old unemployed, Ayomide Yusuf, at an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing two sheep, valued N60, 000.

Yusuf, who was docked on a two -count charge of conspiracy and stealing, however, pleaded not guilty.

The Magistrate, Mrs O. A. Akande, admitted him to a N20,000  bail, with one surety in like sum.

The case was adjourned till July 31 for hearing.

Earlier, Police Prosecutor Philip Amusan had told the court that the accused and others still at large allegedly conspired to commit the offence.

Amusan, an inspector, said, “Yusuf on May 26, at about 3.30 p.m at Ologuneru, Alafara area, Ibadan, stole two sheep from where they were tied.

“The two sheep were tied by their owner, one Kayode Okelabi of Ologuneru, Alafara area, Ibadan, when the defendant allegedly untied them and was going away with them when he was apprehended by neighbours,“ Amusan said.

The prosecutor said that the accused contravened Sections 390 (3) and 516 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000.


Share this news

Subscribe to the Advocate News letter and receive news updates daily in your inbox.

Check Also

Delta Flyovers Project: Julius Berger On Site And Allied Matters

By Latimore Oghenesivbe Esq. Construction giant, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, is leaving no stone unturned …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *