Ekiti Court Arraigned Man, 32 Over Stealing Handset

By Demola Atobaba, Ado-Ekiti
A 32-year-old man, Uche George, has been dragged before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged theft and assault.
George was accused of beating one Ajayi Kolawole as well as stealing his Infinix phone.
The police prosecutor, Inspector Celeb Leramo, alleged in Court that “on May 4, around 3pm at the Ijigbo area, Ado-Ekiti, the defendant did assault one Ajayi Kolawole, by beating him all over his body with blows.
“Also, the defendant did steal an Infinix Hot 12i valued at N80,000 property of Kolawole.
“The offences committed are punishable under Sections 185 and 302 Laws of Ekiti State of Nigeria 2021.”
Counsel for the defendant, Luke Mbam, urged the court to grant his client bail in liberal terms, promising to provide credible surety.
The Chief Magistrate, Saka Afunso, granted him bail in the sum of N25,000 with one surety and adjourned the case to June 29 for hearing.
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