Man gets N250,000 bail for stealing N62,000 chicken at poultry farm

The accused is facing a two-count charge of felony and theft.

Court gavel.

The Magistrate, Mrs Oriyomi Sofowora, who gave the ruling, also granted the accused two reliable sureties in like sum.

The accused, who resides at Baseru Araromi in Abeokuta, is facing a two-count charge of felony and theft.

The accused, however, pleaded innocence of the offences.

Prosecutor Sunday Eigbejiale told the court that the accused committed the offences on April 19 at Baseru Araromi area of Abeokuta.

Eigbejiale said the accused person broke into the poultry farm of the complainant, Ibrahim Mutiu and stole 38 domestic fowls.

The offence contravened Sections 383, 411 and 413 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

The magistrate adjourned the case until June 13 for trial.


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