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Man Arraigned For Stealing 3 Pants

   
   

One Olasunkanmi Yekini, was on Thursday, arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for the alleged theft of three pants belonging to a lady.

Man Arraigned For Stealing 3 Pants

The 19-year- old herbalist’ s son , it was gathered , allegedly stole the pants and a Tecno mobile phone in Osogbo .

   
   

PUNCH Metro gathered that one of the stolen pants had a blood – stained sanitary pad .

The police prosecutor, Inspector Muslim Jafani, said Olasunkanmi broke into the room of one Folashade Ganiyu at No . 12 Ibokun Road , Oja Oba , Osogbo, on January 28, 2019 , around 10am.

The accused was said to have stolen the pants and a Tecno phone valued at N5 , 050 , an offence the prosecutor said was contrary to and punishable under the Laws of Osun State of Nigeria , 2003 .

Jafani said police operatives in a patrol van rescued the accused as a mob had descended on him. The accused pleaded not guilty to the two counts of on theft and breach of peace.

Olasunkanmi pleaded for mercy , saying his mother was dead and that his herbalist father would not come to his rescue.

Magistrate R . A . Olayemi , in her ruling , promised to give the case accelerated hearing .

   
   

She ordered that the accused be remanded in the Ilesha Prison and adjourned the matter till February 4 , 2019 , for hearing

   
   

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