The police on Tuesday arraigned a 20-year-old woman, Toyin Adegoke, before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of cell phone.
The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a charge of theft.
The prosecutor, Inspector Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on August 24 at Okesa Area in Ado-Ekiti.
He alleged that the defendant stole one Techno Spark 2 handset valued at N34,000 belonging to one Deji Akosile.
He said the offence contravened section 390 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.
The prosecutor asked the court for an adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present his witnesses.
The defendant pleaded not guilty.
Her counsel, Mr Emmanuel Sumonu, urged the court to grant her bail, with a promise that she would not jump bail.
The Magistrate, Mrs Kehinde Awosika, granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.
Awosika said the surety must be her relation.
She adjourned the case until November 20 for hearing.Read Full Story