Ekiti man in court for allegedly stealing N100,000




The Ekiti State Police Command, on Wednesday , arraigned a 30 - year -old man, Adeagbo Adedayo, before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates ’ Court for alleged assault and stealing of N 100, 000 .
The defendant was arraigned on two counts of assault and stealing.

The police prosecutor , Inspector Oriyomi Akinwale , told the court that Adedayo and others at large committed the offences on May 11 , 2020 , around 7 pm in the Oke - Bola area of Ado Ekiti.

He alleged that the defendant and others at large assaulted one Peter Kehinde by beating him with a stick and injuring him on his left ear.

Akinwale stated, “ The defendant and others at large stole the sum of N 100, 000 belonging to the complainant .

“ The offences contravene sections 355 and 390 ( 9 ) of the Criminal Code , Laws of Ekiti State , 2012 .”
The prosecutor asked for an adjournment so that he could study the case file and present his witnesses before the court.

Adedayo pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The counsel for the defendant, Mr Gbenga Ariyibi , urged the court to grant his client bail , with a promise that he would not jump bail .

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Olanike Adegoke , admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N 100 ,000 with two sureties in like sum .

She adjourned the case till June 25 , 2020 , for mention .

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