Two staff of the Osun High Court, Oke- Fia, Osogbo have been arrested for allegedly stealing typing sheets belonging to the court .
The suspects, identified as Adedoyin Adebowale (46) and Sulaiman Tajudeen(46), were said to have committed the offence on November 20, this year, and were arrested recently after investigations implicated them.
They were arraigned on Monday at the Osun Magistrate Court on a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.
Police Prosecutor, Adeoye Kayode had told the court that suspects committed the alleged offence on November 20,2020 at High court premises, Oke-fia Osogbo.
Kayode alleged that the defendants did conspired among themselves and stole six packs of Typing Sheets valued at N30,000 property of Osun state Judicary.
Kayode noted that the offence committed contravened Section 516 and 383 punishable under Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol ll Law of Osun state 2002.
But, the accused pleaded not guilty to the allegations of conspiracy and stealing leveled against them.
Defence Counsel, Taiwo Awokunle made an oral application for the bail of the defendants in most liberal term.
He said that being the staff of state judiciary they will never jump bail, if granted, arguing that they have reliable sureties who are ready to stand for them.
Prisiding Magistrate, Mrs Adijat Oloyade granted bail to the defendants in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in the like sum.
She, thereafter, adjourned the case till January 7,2021 for hearing.
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