A 42-year-old man, Oloyede Quadris, on Friday appeared before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing a Toyota Lexus catalyst worth N600, 000.
Quadris, whose residential address was not provided, is charged with conspiracy and theft, but he pleaded not guilty.
According to the prosecutor, ASP Sikiru Ibrahim, the defendant committed the offences on Sept. 19 at noon at Oke-Ado area of Ibadan.
Ibrahim said that the catalyst belonged to one Mr Patrick Ajibola.
He submitted that the alleged offences contravened Sections 516 and 390(9) of the Criminal Laws of Oyo State, 2000.
The Magistrate, Mrs T.
Oyekanmi, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N200,000 and two sureties in like sum.
She adjourned the case until Nov. 3 for hearing.