Mother, son, others arraigned for theft in Osun

One Patience Ayube, 52 and her son, Josiah Ayube were on Wednesday arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife over the theft of a motorcycle.

Joseph Oluwaseun and Friday Emmanuel said to have conspired to steal the motorcycle worth N285, 000 were also in court.

The police prosecutor, Abdullahi Emmanuel told the court that the defendants conspired and stole one Honda motorcycle worth N285,000, belonging to one Emmanuel Akpan.

Emmanuel further accused the defendants of conduct likely to cause a breach of public peace when they attacked Akpan.

The offences committed were said to be contrary to sections 249(d), 390(9) and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002.

The defence counsel, Mr Olalekan Babatunde, urged the court to admit them to bail in liberal terms and the presiding magistrate, A. Oyebadejo, admitted each of the defendants to bail in the sum of N50,000 or a surety in like sum.

The matter was adjourned till June 30 for hearing.


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