Court remands security guard for stealing diesel worth N150, 000 from employer


An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Friday ordered that a security guard.  Kolawole Olowokere, who pleaded guilty to stealing diesel worth N150,000 from his employer be remanded in a correction centre.

Olowokere, whose residential address was not provided, was charged with theft.

The Magistrate, Mrs Abimbola Amole-Ajimoti ordered that the defendant should be remanded in Agodi facility until July 4, for presentation of facts by the Prosecution.

She therefore adjourned the case until July 4.

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The Prosecution Counsel, Mr Philip Amusan, told the court that the defendant committed the offence On June 28, at about midnight at L. O Farm, Ido, Ibadan.

Amusan said that Olowokere, a security guard at L. O farm stole diesel worth N150, 000, meant for the company’s generator.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 390(9) of the criminal laws of Oyo State, 2000. (NAN)

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