Teenager remanded for stealing pot of soup in Ondo

Adua Fatogun, a 19-year-old tailor has been ordered to be remanded in prison for allegedly stealing a pot of soup and other items worth N311,100.

The order was given by an Ondo State Magistrate Court.

The defendant was said to have committed the offence on October 12, 2023, at about 9 am at Ifeleye Street, Ayeyemi, Ondo town.

Fatogun stole the property belonging to the trio of Felix Ogunbolade, Adeqoga Aboodun, and Akinsete Adurayemi.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the four-count charge bothering on burglary and theft.

Earlier, Police prosecutor, Bernard Olagbayi, told the court that the offences contravened Section 383 and were punishable under Section 412(1), 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap 37 Volume 1 Laws of Ondo State.

He urged the court to adjourn the case to enable him to prepare witnesses for trial.

Presiding Magistrate, O. A. Omofolarin, remanded the defendant to prison custody and adjourned sitting to February 19, 2024, for trial.

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