Two Jailed, One Granted Bail for Allegedly Stealing Plastic Bottles in Osun

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The Osun State Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo on Wednesday remanded two men and granted one other bail for allegedly stealing Plastic Bottles.

According to the charge sheet, Hamzat Rasak (34), Adesina Rasheed (23), Yakubu Taoheed (37) were alleged of stealing some plastic bottles from the factory of Iyanu Plastic Valued Seventy-Two thousand naira (#72,000:00k) only, properties of Fidudusola Olusegun.

The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Adeoye Taiwo disclosed that the suspects committed the offences on 20th July, 2020 at Iyanu Plastic Factory, opposite Heritage Hotel, Estate Area, in Osogbo.

He argued that the offence contrary to section 383 and punishable under section 390(9) of the criminal Code Cap 34 Vol.II , Laws of Osun State, Nigeria.

When the two count charges of felony and stealing were read to the accused persons, the first and second accused person pleaded not guilty while the third accused person pleaded guilty.

The defense counsel for the first and second accused persons, Kehinde Adepoju and the defense counsel for the third accused person, Muftau Abiodun applied for their bail on a liberal term with the assurance of a liable sureties.

While ruling, the Chief magistrate, F.I Omisade thereby remanded the first and second accused persons at Ilesha Correctional Centre while the third accused person was admitted to bail with the sum of two hundred thousand naira (#200,000:00k) with two sureties in like sum. He, however, adjourned the case till 27 August, 2020.

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