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2 arraigned for disappearing with boss' N3m container in Ogun


2 arraigned for disappearing with boss' N3m container in Ogun

The Police in Ogun State on Thurs­day arraigned two men, Ayobami Yusuf, 35, and Sunday Ona­sanya, 28, before Ota Magistrate Court for al­legedly stealing 20 feet container valued at N3 million belonging to their employer.
The accused persons are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told the court that the accused persons and others still at large, committed the offences on May 28 at about 12.30 p. m at Da­raju Industries Limited, Ota, Ogun State.
Gbesi said that the accused persons and their accomplices were staff of Daraju Ltd. and conspired to steal the 20 feet container valued N3 million of their em­ployer.
He said that the of­fences contravened Sec­tions 390(9) and 516 of the Criminal Code Vol. 1, Laws of Ogun, 2006.
The accused persons, however, pleaded not guilty, and Senior Mag­istrate, Mr S. O. Banwo, granted them bail in the sum of N1 million each with two sureties each in like sum.
Banwo said that the sureties must reside within the court?s ju­risdiction and swear to an affidavit of means adding that the sure­ties should submit four recent passport photo­graphs to the court and show evidence of tax payment to Ogun Gov­ernment.
Man beats his wife, abducts son in Lagos
A 32-year-old electri­cian, Opeoluwa Ol­orunjuedalo, who allegedly kidnapped his son after beating his wife for refusing to hand over his son to him, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates? Court.
Olorunjuedalo who resides in Akute, a bor­der community between Lagos and Ogun, is fac­ing a two-count charge of breach of peace and as­sault.
The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Yomi Egunjobi, told the court that the accused committed the offences sometime in November 2015 at Liasu Street, Akute.
According to him, the accused gave the wife, Oreoluwa, a beating of her life and injured her. Egun­jobi said the accused who had abandoned the com­plainant for another wom­an, stormed her house and beat her silly when she re­fused to give him his son.
?The accused left the complainant last August and he came back in No­vember to take his five-year-old son. The com­plainant prevented him from taking their son away and the accused beat her and forcefully took away the boy,? he said.
The offences contravene Sections 168 and 173 of the Criminal Law of La­gos State, 2015 (Revised). Section 173 prescribes a three-year jail term for offenders. The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.- The Authority

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