Man, 33, docked for allegedly receiving stolen phone

 A 33-year- man, Adewale Adefolurin, was on Friday before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ for allegedly receiving a stolen phone.

Adefolurin, whose address was not provided, facing a charge receiving stolen phone.


The Prosecutor, Insp. Bamikole Olasunkanmi, told the court the defendant the offence sometime in December 2020 in Ado-Ekiti.

Olasunkanmi alleged the defendant received one stolen Infinix Hot 8 phone valued at N70, 000, belonging to one Dare Yemisi.

He said the offence contravened Section 427 the Code, Laws Ekiti State, 2012.

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

The defendant pleaded not guilty.

Counsel to the defendant, Mr Abiodun Ajisola, urged the to grant bail and promised he would not jump bail.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Abdulhamid Lawal, granted the defendant bail in the sum N100, 000 with one surety in like sum.

He adjourned the case until Aug. 26 for hearing. (NAN)