Akure - A 29 year-old man, Akomolafe Bayo, was on
Friday arraigned before an Akure Magistrates' Court for allegedly
stealing TVS brand of a motorcycle valued at N160 000.
The Police Prosecutor, ASP Adejuwo Pelumi, told the court that the
accused allegedly stole one TVS motorcycle with registration No. QZ 148
SMK, belonging to one Onuh Adrew.
Adejuwon said that the accused allegedly committed the offence
on Aug. 26, at about 1 p.m. at First Bank Area, Alagbaka, Akure South
Local Government Area of Ondo State.
According to him, the alleged offence is contrary to and punishable
under Section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code Cap 37, Vol. 1, Laws of Ondo
State of Nigeria, 2006.
The accused person pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge.
The accused, who was represented by his counsel, Francis Balogun,
prayed the court to grant him his client bail in liberal term.
He argued that the accused would neither jump the bail nor interfere with the police investigation, if the bail was granted.
Magistrate Bukola Kuye granted bail to the accused in the sum of N150 000 with one surety in like sum.
Kuye said that the surety must be resident within the court's
jurisdiction and must complete the affidavit of means with two recent
The case was adjourned to Oct. 10 for further hearing.