The Police on Monday arraigned a 22-year-old man, Olatunde Kehinde, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft.
The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a count charge of theft.
The prosecutor, Insp Johnson Okunade, told the Court that the defendant committed the offence on September 17 in Ado-Ekiti.
He alleged that the defendant, who was a staff of Captain Cook Eatery stole the sum of N93,000 property of one Olaitan Adewale of Captain Cook Eatery in Ado-Ekiti.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State 2012.
The prosecutor asked the Court for an adjournment to enable him study the case file and assemble his witnesses.
The defendant pleaded not guilty, and his counsel, Mr Olatunde Olayemi, urged the Court to grant the defendant bail, promising it that he would not jump bail.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Adesoji Adegboye, in his ruling granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety and adjourned the case until October 29 for hearing.
@ The Nation