Police arraign man, 18, for alleged N9,500 phone theft



The Police Wednesday arraigned an 18--old, Henry Gabriel, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing Tecno phone valued at N9,500.

The defendant no fixed address is trial a charge stealing.

The Prosecutor, Insp Caleb Leramo, told the court that the defendant the offence June 13, at about 10:00 a.m at Irona Area in Ado-Ekiti.

Leramo that the defendant stole the phone belonging to Funmilayo Abodoja.

He said the offence contravened Section 390(9) the Criminal Code, Laws Ekiti State, 2012.

He urged the court to adjourn the case to enable him to study the file and assemble his witnesses.

The defendant pleaded not .

Counsel to the defendant, Mr Timi Omotosho, urged the court to grant his client bail, with a promise that he would not jump bail.

The Chief , Mrs Titilayo Ola-Olorun, granted the defendant bail in the sum N100,000 with sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case until July 5, for hearing. (NAN)