A 22-year-old man, Mohammed Yusuf, has been arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, chief magistrate court for alleged theft of aluminium window frames.
The police prosecutor, Inspector Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that Yusuf committed the offence on December 30, 2019 at about 3pm at the Ekute quarters, Ado-Ekiti, when he stole the window frames, valued at N50,000, belonging to Mr Kayode Oladipupo.
Akinwale asked the court for adjournment to enable him study the case file and assemble his witnesses. The defendant, who is facing a count charge of stealing, pleaded not guilty in court.
His counsel, Mr Emmanuel Sumonu, urged the court to grant him bail, with a promise he would not jump bail.
The chief magistrate, Mr Adesoji Adegboye, granted Yusuf bail in the sum of N50,000, with one surety in like sum and adjourned the case till February 14, 2020 for hearing.