Police arraign security guard for allegedly stealing N2.5m

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Fasilat Oluwuyi

The Ogun State Police Command on Monday arraigned a security guard, Saheed Oyedele before the State Magistrate Court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta for allegedly breaking into a shop he was guarding and stole property valued at N2.5m.

Oyedele who was arraigned on a three-count charge of conspiracy, burglary and stealing pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Prosecutor, Insp Adejoke Adebari told the court that the defendant conspired with others now at large to commit the offence on February 25th 2019 at about 3 pm at Princewell Boutique, Imo area of Abeokuta.

Adebari said Oyedele broke into the shop of the complainant, Mr Adindu Princewell as he was on duty to secure, with some accomplice.

The Prosecutor said the defendant stole jeans, shirt and polo shirt and belt valued N2.5m.

Adebari said the offence committed is contrary to and punishable under sections 390(9),413(1)(2) and 516 of the Criminal code Laws of Ogun State 2006.

The Magistrate Mrs Sam Obaleye granted the defendant bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Obaleye ordered that the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and present evidence of tax payment to Ogun State Government and must be gainfully employed.

The case was adjourned till March 6th , 2019 for continuation of trial.

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