Court remands UNIOSUN student over alleged theft

A 28-year-old 300 level student of Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Osogbo,  has been remanded in prison custody over alleged burglary and theft by a Osogbo Magistrate’s court.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Abiodun Fagboyinbo, had told the court that the suspect committed the offence on November 25,2017, at about 1:10am at Adeoti Street Alekuwodo Area, Osogbo

Fagboyinbo further explained that the undergraduate broke into one Oyedele Jamal’s home and took away  some valuable items.

He said the items allegedly stolen by Olusegun and others include one iPhone 7 valued N310,000, one nokia phone valued N19,000, one Infinix Hot phone, one HP laptop, one Laptop charger, one samsung X6, one Gionee phone and cash sum of N35,000.

Prosecutor added that “one of the phone that was stolen, was tracked and the defendant was
caught.” The offence according to the prosecutor was contrary to and punishable under Sections 312 and 316 and punishable under Sections 519,411 and 427 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Volume II, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.

The accused person who had no counsel, pleaded not guilty to the three-count charge preferred
against him.

The Magistrate, O. A. Ayilara ordered that the accused be remanded in Ilesha prison custody.

Ayilara then adjourned the case till 26th of February, 2018 for mention.

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