Man arraigned for stealing phones from mosque

Posted by Nofisat Marindoti, Osogbo | 22 March 2017 | 1,974 times

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A 24-year-old man, Olatunde Rhaman, was yesterday arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing phones from a mosque in the Osun State capital.

Police Prosecutor, Fagboyinbo Abiodun, told the court that Rhaman entered Kosemani Mosque on March 17, 2017 and stole four phones and a laptop.

He explained that the phones and laptop belong to some students who were charging them in the mosque. The students were identified as Bolarinwa Adekunle, Adetola Mubarak, Aderanti Adedotun and Usman Suliyat.

Abiodun added that Rhaman also broke into the house of one Rafiu Saheed and one Sunday Victor on the same day and stole their phones.

Abiodun said the offences committed by Rhaman contravened sections 390 (9), 412, 415 and section 516 of Criminal Cope Cap, Volume II Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2003.

When all his charges were read to him, Rhaman pleaded not guilty. His counsel, Mrs Raji Abiodun, prayed the court to grant her client bail in the most liberal terms.

In his ruling, Chief Magistrate Olusola Aluko granted the accused person N100,000 bail with two sureties in like sum. He adjourned the case till April 25, 2017.

Source: News Express

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