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Man arraigned for stealing motorcycle in Modakeke, Osun State



Kazeem Badmus, osogbo



Twenty - two - year - old Mathew Adetunji has been dragged before an Osun Magistrates ’ Court sitting in Ile - Ife for allegedly stealing of a Bajaj motorcycle belonging to a woman, Risikat Adegoke .

The accused allegedly stole the motorcylce in Modakeke, the headquarters of the Ife East Area Office , Osun State.

The police prosecutor , Inspector Ona Glory, explained that the accused committed the offence on December 14 , 2018 , in the Itamerin area of Modakeke.

Glory added that the accused stole a red Bajaj Boxer motorcycle with number plate FKJ 531 QJ ; chassis No : MD 2 A18 AY 3 JWB 89078 , and engine No : DUZWJB 89184 , valued at N286 , 000 , property of Risikat Adegoke .

According to him , the offence contravenes sections 383 and 390 ( 10 ) ( a ) of the Criminal Code , Laws of Osun State , 2003 .

The accused had no legal representation , but pleaded not guilty to the one count of stealing .

Despite asking for bail, Magistrate Muhibah Olatunji refused him bail and ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody.

The accused was remanded in the Ile -Ife Prison till January 7 , 2019 , when the matter will come up for hearing.

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