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.
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.
“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.
“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.