A middle-aged man identified as Tochukwu Ugbodo has been arraigned before an Oredo Magistrate Court in Benin City for stealing a phone worth N40,000.
The phone was said to belong to one Esther Iyoha Ehigiator.
Tochukwu was arraigned on two count charges bothering on conspiracy and stealing.
He pleaded not guilty the charges.
Police prosecutor, Inspector M.S Shaibu informed the court that the offence was committed on June 12, 2018 at Upper Lawani street in Oredo local government area.
The offence is punishable under section 516 of the Criminal Code Cap 48 Vol II Laws of the defunct Bendel State now applicable on Edo State.
Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. V.E Oyekpen granted the accused bail to the sum of N50,000 and a surety in like sum who must be resident within the jurisdiction of the court.
The case was adjourned to August 8, 2018 for hearing.
All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from LEADERSHIP Nigeria Newspapers. Contact: [email protected]
NEWS11 hours ago
11 APC Aspirants Jostle For Governorship, 7 For Senate In Nasarawa
OPINION10 hours ago
The Multiple ‘Sins’ Of Governor Yari
POLITICS14 hours ago
APC Queries BoT Member For Attending PDP Rally
OPINION13 hours ago
2019: Tambuwal Hanging Tough
COVER STORIES16 hours ago
PDP, APC Knock INEC Over Inconclusive Osun Guber Poll
POLITICS24 hours ago
Direct Primary: Ali Pate Chides Bauchi Govt Over Political Comment
NEWS15 hours ago
N’Delta Youths Commend Bichi’s Appointment As DG DSS
NEWS14 hours ago
PDP NASS Aspirants Protest Imposition In Ekiti