Alleged theft: Court remands 5 persons for conspiracy in Osun

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun, on Friday, remanded five persons for alleged theft and conspiracy.

The accused persons included Adewale Gbenga, 38; Gbadegbo Lanre, 31; Bunmi Ojo, 58; Jimoh Adewale, 54 and Adeshina Sherrif, 48.

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The defendants are facing eight-count charge of theft and conspiracy.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Olusegun Elisha, told the court that the defendants committed the offences on Sept. 4 at about 10.30 pm. at No. 23, Hammed Olayiwola Street, Kola Balogun area, Osogbo.

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“The suspects did conspire within themselves to steal one Toyota Corolla car, with Registration Number AE 339 JER, valued at N700,000, property of one Adamu Kamaldeen.

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“They also conspired to steal a Nissan Primera car, with Registration Number PH 748 LSD, valued at N925,000 at Agowande area, Osogbo on June 29 at about 11.30 pm, property of one Yakubu Ejibinu,” he said.

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