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  •  Two men Gideon Lartin 18 and Abdullahi Usman 22 were on Monday arraigned before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates Court over alleged stealing and receiving stolen goods The defendants of unknown addresses are facing a two count charge of stealing and receiving stolen goods The police prosecutor Insp Oriyomi Akinwale told the court that the defendants committed the offence on July 29 at about 1300hrs at Petim Estate Adehun Area in Ado Ekiti Akinwale alleged that Gideon Lartin stole 11 pieces of nine meters of long span roofing sheet and six pieces of nine meters of shot span roofing sheet both valued N618 750 belonging to Toyin Obayemi He also alleged that the second defendant Abdullahi Usman received the stolen goods from Gideon Lartin whci also belong to the complainant Akinwale said the offences contravened Section 383 and punishable under Section 302 1 a and Section 343 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ekiti State 2021 The prosecutor asked the court for an adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present his witnesses The defendants however pleaded not guilty to the charge Counsel to the defendants Mr Paul Ayantoyinbo urged the Court to grant them bail with a promise that they would not jump bail The Chief Magistrate Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi granted bail to the defendants in the sum of N50 000 with one surety each in like sum Oluwasanmi said that the surety to the first defendant must be a member of the Plateau community while that of the second defendant must be a member of the Hausa community He adjourned the case until Sept 7 for hearing NewsSourceCredit NAN
    2 in court over alleged theft, receiving stolen goods
     Two men Gideon Lartin 18 and Abdullahi Usman 22 were on Monday arraigned before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates Court over alleged stealing and receiving stolen goods The defendants of unknown addresses are facing a two count charge of stealing and receiving stolen goods The police prosecutor Insp Oriyomi Akinwale told the court that the defendants committed the offence on July 29 at about 1300hrs at Petim Estate Adehun Area in Ado Ekiti Akinwale alleged that Gideon Lartin stole 11 pieces of nine meters of long span roofing sheet and six pieces of nine meters of shot span roofing sheet both valued N618 750 belonging to Toyin Obayemi He also alleged that the second defendant Abdullahi Usman received the stolen goods from Gideon Lartin whci also belong to the complainant Akinwale said the offences contravened Section 383 and punishable under Section 302 1 a and Section 343 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ekiti State 2021 The prosecutor asked the court for an adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present his witnesses The defendants however pleaded not guilty to the charge Counsel to the defendants Mr Paul Ayantoyinbo urged the Court to grant them bail with a promise that they would not jump bail The Chief Magistrate Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi granted bail to the defendants in the sum of N50 000 with one surety each in like sum Oluwasanmi said that the surety to the first defendant must be a member of the Plateau community while that of the second defendant must be a member of the Hausa community He adjourned the case until Sept 7 for hearing NewsSourceCredit NAN
    2 in court over alleged theft, receiving stolen goods
    General news2 months ago

    2 in court over alleged theft, receiving stolen goods

    Two men, Gideon Lartin 18 and Abdullahi Usman 22 , were on Monday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing and receiving stolen goods.  

    The defendants of unknown addresses are facing a two- count charge of stealing and receiving stolen goods.  

    The police prosecutor, Insp. Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on July 29 at about 1300hrs at Petim Estate, Adehun Area in Ado-Ekiti.  

    Akinwale alleged that Gideon Lartin, stole 11 pieces of nine meters of long span roofing sheet and six pieces of nine meters of shot span roofing sheet both valued N618, 750  belonging to  Toyin Obayemi.  

    He also alleged that the second defendant, Abdullahi Usman, received the stolen goods from Gideon Lartin whci also belong to the complainant.  

    Akinwale said the offences contravened Section 383 and punishable under Section 302 (1) (a) and Section 343 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State, 2021.   The prosecutor asked the court for an adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present his witnesses.  

    The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.  

    Counsel to the defendants, Mr Paul Ayantoyinbo, urged the Court to grant them bail, with a promise that they would not jump bail.  

    The Chief Magistrate, Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi granted bail to the defendants in the sum of N50, 000 with one surety each in like sum.  

    Oluwasanmi said that the surety to the first defendant must be a member of the Plateau community, while that of the second defendant must be a member of the Hausa community.

    He adjourned the case until Sept. 7 for hearing
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  •  Two men were on Monday docked in a Chief Magistrates Court in Ado Ekiti for stealing 20 Bible seven hymns and usher s books The police charged Basiru Abubakar 20 and Peter Friday 18 with conspiracy and theft The Prosecution Counsel Insp Oriyomi Akinwale told the Court that the defendants committed the offence on July 27 at about 11 a m at the Bank Road Area in Ado Ekiti He said the defendants also stole a tambourine stickers church banners tithe cards and offering envelopes all N150 000 belonging to Ms Adedokun Esther The prosecution said the items were displayed outside the church for sale during a programme He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 302 1 a of the Criminal Law of Ekiti State 2021 The prosecutor asked the Court for adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present his witnesses The defendants however pleaded not guilty to the charge The Defence Counsel Mrs Funmilayo Akinwumi prayed the court to grant her clients bail in the most liberal terms The Chief Magistrate Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi granted bail to the defendants in the sum of N50 000 with one surety each in like sum He adjourned the case until Sept 2 for hearing NewsSourceCredit NAN
    2 men docked for allegedly stealing 20 bibles, hymn books
     Two men were on Monday docked in a Chief Magistrates Court in Ado Ekiti for stealing 20 Bible seven hymns and usher s books The police charged Basiru Abubakar 20 and Peter Friday 18 with conspiracy and theft The Prosecution Counsel Insp Oriyomi Akinwale told the Court that the defendants committed the offence on July 27 at about 11 a m at the Bank Road Area in Ado Ekiti He said the defendants also stole a tambourine stickers church banners tithe cards and offering envelopes all N150 000 belonging to Ms Adedokun Esther The prosecution said the items were displayed outside the church for sale during a programme He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 302 1 a of the Criminal Law of Ekiti State 2021 The prosecutor asked the Court for adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present his witnesses The defendants however pleaded not guilty to the charge The Defence Counsel Mrs Funmilayo Akinwumi prayed the court to grant her clients bail in the most liberal terms The Chief Magistrate Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi granted bail to the defendants in the sum of N50 000 with one surety each in like sum He adjourned the case until Sept 2 for hearing NewsSourceCredit NAN
    2 men docked for allegedly stealing 20 bibles, hymn books
    General news2 months ago

    2 men docked for allegedly stealing 20 bibles, hymn books

    Two men  were on Monday docked in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ado-Ekiti for stealing 20 Bible, seven hymns and usher’s books.

    The police charged Basiru Abubakar, 20, and Peter Friday, 18, with conspiracy and theft.

    The Prosecution Counsel, Insp Oriyomi Akinwale, told the Court that the defendants committed the offence on July 27 at about 11 a.

    m at the Bank Road Area in Ado-Ekiti.

    He said the defendants also stole a tambourine, stickers,  church banners, tithe cards and offering envelopes all N150,000 belonging to Ms Adedokun Esther.

    The prosecution said the items were displayed outside the church for sale during a programme.

    He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 302(1) (a) of the Criminal Law of Ekiti State, 2021.The prosecutor asked the Court for adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present his witnesses.

    The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

    The Defence Counsel, Mrs Funmilayo Akinwumi, prayed  the court to grant her clients bail in the most liberal terms.

    The Chief Magistrate, Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi, granted bail to the defendants in the sum of N50,000 with one surety each in like sum.

    He adjourned the case until Sept.2 for hearing.

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  •  A 24 year old man Joshua Paul on Wednesday appeared before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates Court for alleged shop breaking and stealing The defendant whose address was not given is facing a three count charge of shop breaking stealing and malicious damage The prosecutor Insp Oriyomi Akinwale told the Court that the defendant and others at large committed the offence on June 25 at about 04 30 a m in Ado Ekiti Akinwale alleged that the defendant and others at large broke into the shop of one Okonta Henry He alleged that the defendant and his fleeing accomplices stole phones worth N5 million and N64 500 cash belonging to the complainant He also alleged that the defendant and his accomplices maliciously damaged one iron door valued at N150 000 belonging to the complainant According to him the offences contravene Sections 421 302 a and 354 of the Criminal Laws of Ekiti State 2021 The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges The Chief Magistrate Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100 000 with one surety in like sum He adjourned the case until Aug 17 for hearing NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Man, 24, docked for alleged shop breaking, theft
     A 24 year old man Joshua Paul on Wednesday appeared before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates Court for alleged shop breaking and stealing The defendant whose address was not given is facing a three count charge of shop breaking stealing and malicious damage The prosecutor Insp Oriyomi Akinwale told the Court that the defendant and others at large committed the offence on June 25 at about 04 30 a m in Ado Ekiti Akinwale alleged that the defendant and others at large broke into the shop of one Okonta Henry He alleged that the defendant and his fleeing accomplices stole phones worth N5 million and N64 500 cash belonging to the complainant He also alleged that the defendant and his accomplices maliciously damaged one iron door valued at N150 000 belonging to the complainant According to him the offences contravene Sections 421 302 a and 354 of the Criminal Laws of Ekiti State 2021 The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges The Chief Magistrate Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100 000 with one surety in like sum He adjourned the case until Aug 17 for hearing NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Man, 24, docked for alleged shop breaking, theft
    General news3 months ago

    Man, 24, docked for alleged shop breaking, theft

    A 24-year-old man, Joshua Paul, on Wednesday appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged shop breaking and stealing.The defendant, whose address was not given, is facing a three-count charge of shop breaking, stealing and malicious damage.The prosecutor, Insp. Oriyomi Akinwale, told the Court that the defendant and others at large committed the offence on June 25, at about 04:30 a.m in Ado-Ekiti.Akinwale alleged that the defendant and others at large broke into the shop of one Okonta Henry.He alleged that the defendant and his fleeing accomplices stole phones worth N5 million and N64,500 cash belonging to the complainant.He also alleged that the defendant and his accomplices maliciously damaged one iron door valued at N150,000 belonging to the complainant.According to him, the offences contravene Sections 421, 302(a) and 354 of the Criminal Laws of Ekiti State, 2021.The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges.The Chief Magistrate, Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.He adjourned the case until Aug. 17, for hearing. (

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  •  The Police on Wednesday arraigned a 25 year old man Awolusi Dele before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates Court for allegedly stealing a cellphone valued N82 000 00 The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a charge of stealing The prosecutor Insp Oriyomi Akinwale told the Court that the defendant committed the offence on May 24 at about 12 00 p m in Ado Ekiti Akinwale alleged that the defendant stole one Infinix phone valued N82 000 belonging to one Olarewaju Busola He said that the offence contravened Section 302 3 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ekiti State 2021 The prosecutor asked the court for an adjournment to enable him study the case file and present his witnesses The defendant however pleaded not guilty to the charge The counsel to the defendant Mr Olawumi Olowolafe urged the court to grant his client bail with a promise that he would not jump bail The Chief Magistrate Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N30 000 with one surety in like sum He adjourned the case until Aug 3 for hearing NAN
    Man, 25, arraigned for allegedly stealing cellphone worth N82,000
     The Police on Wednesday arraigned a 25 year old man Awolusi Dele before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates Court for allegedly stealing a cellphone valued N82 000 00 The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a charge of stealing The prosecutor Insp Oriyomi Akinwale told the Court that the defendant committed the offence on May 24 at about 12 00 p m in Ado Ekiti Akinwale alleged that the defendant stole one Infinix phone valued N82 000 belonging to one Olarewaju Busola He said that the offence contravened Section 302 3 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ekiti State 2021 The prosecutor asked the court for an adjournment to enable him study the case file and present his witnesses The defendant however pleaded not guilty to the charge The counsel to the defendant Mr Olawumi Olowolafe urged the court to grant his client bail with a promise that he would not jump bail The Chief Magistrate Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N30 000 with one surety in like sum He adjourned the case until Aug 3 for hearing NAN
    Man, 25, arraigned for allegedly stealing cellphone worth N82,000
    General news4 months ago

    Man, 25, arraigned for allegedly stealing cellphone worth N82,000

    The Police on Wednesday arraigned a 25-year-old man, Awolusi Dele, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a cellphone valued N82,000.00

     

    The defendant, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a charge of stealing.

     

    The prosecutor, Insp Oriyomi Akinwale, told the Court that the defendant committed the offence on May 24 at about 12.00 p.m., in Ado-Ekiti.

     

    Akinwale alleged that the defendant stole one Infinix phone valued N82,000 belonging to one Olarewaju Busola.

     

    He said that the offence contravened Section 302(3) of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State, 2021.

     

    The prosecutor asked the court for an adjournment to enable him study the case file and present his witnesses.

     

    The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

     

    The counsel to the defendant, Mr Olawumi Olowolafe, urged the court to grant his client bail with a promise that he would not jump bail.

     

    The Chief Magistrate, Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi, granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N30,000 with one surety in like sum.

     

    He adjourned the case until Aug. 3 for hearing. (

    (NAN)

  •  Isah Ibrahim and Faruq Umaru accused of having stolen a Yamaha generator and other valuables worth N442 000 were brought before the Ado Ekiti Magistrate Court on Friday The defendants whose ages were given as 65 and 27 respectively and with no fixed addresses face a charge of two counts of breaking and entering and robbery The prosecutor Insp Oriyomi Akinwale told the court that the defendants committed the crimes sometimes in April around 2 00 am in the Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti Akinwale said the first defendants broke into Mrs Victoria Ayodele s house and stole a Yamaha generator valued at N400 000 a set of dishes valued at N30 000 and a blue and black lace dress valued at N12 000 According to him the total value of the stolen items was estimated at N442 000 The prosecutor said that when the police investigated the alleged crime some of the stolen items were traced back to the second accused in the Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti He said that the second defendant received blue and black lace clothes from the first defendant knowing that they had been stolen or obtained fraudulently Akinwale said the offenses committed were in contravention of Sections 411 1 2 390 9 and 427 of the Penal Code Ekiti State Laws 2012 The prosecutor urged the court to detain the first accused in the Correctional Center pending legal advice from the office of the Director of the Public Ministry DPP He also begged the court to adjourn the second defendant s case to allow him to study the case file and gather his witnesses The guilty plea of the first defendant was not admitted while the second defendant pleaded not guilty The defendants lawyer Mr Gboyega Abiola urged the court to grant his clients bail promising that they would not skip bail However the prosecutor opposed the first defendant s request for bail arguing that the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the case The Chief Magistrate Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi ordered the remand of the first accused in the Correctional Center pending the outcome of legal advice from the DPP office Oluwasanmi gave the second defendant bail in the amount of N50 000 with two guarantees for the same amount saying that the guarantees must be Hausa community leaders He adjourned the case until July 13 for mention NAN
    2 men in court over alleged burglary, theft in Ekiti
     Isah Ibrahim and Faruq Umaru accused of having stolen a Yamaha generator and other valuables worth N442 000 were brought before the Ado Ekiti Magistrate Court on Friday The defendants whose ages were given as 65 and 27 respectively and with no fixed addresses face a charge of two counts of breaking and entering and robbery The prosecutor Insp Oriyomi Akinwale told the court that the defendants committed the crimes sometimes in April around 2 00 am in the Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti Akinwale said the first defendants broke into Mrs Victoria Ayodele s house and stole a Yamaha generator valued at N400 000 a set of dishes valued at N30 000 and a blue and black lace dress valued at N12 000 According to him the total value of the stolen items was estimated at N442 000 The prosecutor said that when the police investigated the alleged crime some of the stolen items were traced back to the second accused in the Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti He said that the second defendant received blue and black lace clothes from the first defendant knowing that they had been stolen or obtained fraudulently Akinwale said the offenses committed were in contravention of Sections 411 1 2 390 9 and 427 of the Penal Code Ekiti State Laws 2012 The prosecutor urged the court to detain the first accused in the Correctional Center pending legal advice from the office of the Director of the Public Ministry DPP He also begged the court to adjourn the second defendant s case to allow him to study the case file and gather his witnesses The guilty plea of the first defendant was not admitted while the second defendant pleaded not guilty The defendants lawyer Mr Gboyega Abiola urged the court to grant his clients bail promising that they would not skip bail However the prosecutor opposed the first defendant s request for bail arguing that the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the case The Chief Magistrate Mr Bankole Oluwasanmi ordered the remand of the first accused in the Correctional Center pending the outcome of legal advice from the DPP office Oluwasanmi gave the second defendant bail in the amount of N50 000 with two guarantees for the same amount saying that the guarantees must be Hausa community leaders He adjourned the case until July 13 for mention NAN
    2 men in court over alleged burglary, theft in Ekiti
    General news5 months ago

    2 men in court over alleged burglary, theft in Ekiti

    Isah Ibrahim and Faruq Umaru, accused of having stolen a Yamaha generator and other valuables worth N442,000, were brought before the Ado-Ekiti Magistrate Court on Friday.

    The defendants, whose ages were given as 65 and 27 respectively and with no fixed addresses, face a charge of two counts of breaking and entering and robbery.

    The prosecutor, Insp. Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the defendants committed the crimes sometimes in April around 2:00 am, in the Atikankan area of ​​Ado-Ekiti.

    Akinwale said the first defendants broke into Mrs Victoria Ayodele's house and stole a Yamaha generator valued at N400,000, a set of dishes valued at N30,000 and a blue and black lace dress valued at N12,000. .

    According to him, the total value of the stolen items was estimated at N442,000.

    The prosecutor said that when the police investigated the alleged crime, some of the stolen items were traced back to the second accused in the Atikankan area of ​​Ado-Ekiti.

    He said that the second defendant received blue and black lace clothes from the first defendant, knowing that they had been stolen or obtained fraudulently.

    Akinwale said the offenses committed were in contravention of Sections 411(1)(2), 390(9) and 427 of the Penal Code, Ekiti State Laws, 2012.

    The prosecutor urged the court to detain the first accused in the Correctional Center pending legal advice from the office of the Director of the Public Ministry (DPP).

    He also begged the court to adjourn the second defendant's case to allow him to study the case file and gather his witnesses.

    The guilty plea of ​​the first defendant was not admitted, while the second defendant pleaded not guilty.

    The defendants' lawyer, Mr. Gboyega Abiola, urged the court to grant his clients bail, promising that they would not skip bail.

    However, the prosecutor opposed the first defendant's request for bail, arguing that the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the case.

    The Chief Magistrate, Mr. Bankole Oluwasanmi, ordered the remand of the first accused in the Correctional Center, pending the outcome of legal advice from the DPP office.

    Oluwasanmi gave the second defendant bail in the amount of N50,000 with two guarantees for the same amount, saying that the guarantees must be Hausa community leaders.

    He adjourned the case until July 13 for mention. (

    (NAN)