Two arraign in court over cattle rustling


‪By; Oladele Adedayo, Ado-Ekiti.
The Police in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday dragged two men; Ibrahim Mohammad, 30 and Usman Haruna, 26 before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate court over alleged stealing of Cows.
‪The Police prosecutor, Sgt. Caleb Leranmo told the court that the accused committed the offence on June 3 at about 2am at Ilafon-Ekiti in Oye Local government area of Ekiti State.
‪He alleged that the accused, the said date, unlawfully stole sixteen cows which was valued at the rate of N1M on the property of one Yusuf Abdullahi.
‪According to him, the offence contravened Section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code, Cap C 16, Laws of Ekiti State 2012.
‪The accused pleaded not guilty to the offence while their counsel, Mr. Timilehin Omotosho prayed the court to grant bail to the accused in liberal term, with a promise that they would not jump bail.
‪Chief Magistrate Aderopo Adegboye consequently granted bail to the accused in the sum of N200,000 and two sureties in like sum.
‪He adjourned the case to July 6,2016 for further hearing.


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