Three Remanded In Prison Custody For Stealing Fayoye’s Aide N25M


A Magistrate Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Wednesday ordered that one Bamidele Temitope, 36, Afolabi Sunday, 42 and Shuaib Amidu, 67 be remanded in prison custody over alleged stealing of 50,000 USD (Fifty thousand dollar) (N25M) belonging to one Sunday Omosilade, a Personal Assistant Domestic Affairs to the Ekiti state Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose.
The police prosecutor, Sgt. Caleb Leranmo told the court thatthe accused persons committed the offence on Dec. 29 at the Ekiti State Government House Lodge in Ado-Ekiti.
He alleged that the accused persons did conspire together to commit felony to wit stealing, thereby committed an offence punishable under section 516 of Criminal Code, Cap C16, laws of Ekiti State 2012.
He said the accused persons thereby committed an offence punishable under section 390 of the Criminal Code,Cap C16, Laws of Ekiti State 2012.
The prosecutor alleged that among the accused persons, Shuaib Amidu on Dec. 30 at was arrested at Imugbagba area in Ado-Ekiti.
He said ‎the accused become an accessory after the fact of felony to one Afolabi Sunday when he change 20,000 USD (Twenty thousand dollar) stolen money to Naira denomination for him.
According to him, the offence contravened section 519 of the Criminal Code, Cap C16, Laws of Ekiti State 2012.
The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charges while their counsel, Mr. Busuyi Ayorinde applied for their bail but the court told him to formalise his application.
Chief Magistrate Adesoji Adegboye ,consequently remanded‎ the accused persons in prison custody.
He adjourned the case to January 16 for further hearing.


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