Home / News / Crime/Judiciary / Scavenger Arraigned For Stealing Christmas Decorations

Scavenger Arraigned For Stealing Christmas Decorations

The police, on Friday, arraigned a 45-year-old scavenger, Kamorudeen Salau, before an Iwo Road Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan for allegedly stealing Christmas decoration materials recently erected by the Oyo State Government.

Salau, whose address was not available, was arraigned on a one-count charge of stealing.

Read Also: Christmas Not Biblical, Says Mountain Of Fire’s Olukoya

The Police Prosecutor, Sunday Ogunremi, told the court that on December 26, at about 11.30 am., Salau allegedly stole some iron rods, valued at N20,000 and some Christmas decoration materials, valued at N5,000.

Ogunremi said that the total value of all the stolen items, belonging to Oyo State Government, was N25,000.

He said that the offence was committed at the State Secretariat roundabout, Agodi, Ibadan.

According to him, the offence contravenes Section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code, Cap. 38, Vol. II, Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The accused pleaded guilty to the charge.

The Chief Magistrate, Taiwo Oladiran, ordered that the accused be remanded at the Agodi Correctional Centre till December 30 for reading of fact.

Read Also: Bollywood Actor Commits Suicide, Leaves Note For Three-year-old Son

The state government had recently decorated some roundabouts within the Ibadan metropolis preparatory to the Christmas and New Year celebrations.

 

NAN

About Ademola Aderele

Check Also

Eight Soldiers, Several Boko Haram Terrorists Killed In Borno

A Nigerian army officer, seven soldiers and several Boko Haram terrorists have reportedly been killed …

Buhari

What Presidency Said About Planned US Visa Restrictions

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on …

Leave a Reply

WhatsApp Newsbreak