Man remanded for stealing policeman’s motorcycle


An Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo has remanded a 20-year-old man, Mumini Huseeni, for stealing a motorcycle belonging to a police sergeant.

The defendant who admitted stealing the motorcycle and begged for leniency was said to have perpetrated the crime at the Police Barracks, Oke Fia, Osogbo.

Police prosecutor, Kayode Adepoju, informed the court that the defendant stole a Jincheng motorcycle valued at N100,000 and belongs to one Sergeant Ashiru Idris on July 2, 2020, inside the barracks.

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The offence was said to be contrary to Section 383 and punishable under Section 390(9)(10A) of the Criminal Code, Cap 34, Vol. ll, Law of Osun State, 2002.

The defendant had no legal representation and pleaded guilty to the charge.

The prosecutor sought an adjournment for the presentation of facts.

The presiding magistrate, Modupe Awodele, ordered Huseeni to be remanded in the Ilesha Correctional Centre and adjourned the matter till July 27, 2020, for hearing.