Man arraigned For allegedly Stealing N15,000 Feeding Allowance of Old Blind Grandma in Osun

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[Community]–Police arraigned a 24 year old man, Elijah Damilola on Tuesday before an Osun State magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, the State capital for allegedly stealing 15,000 feeding allowance of old blind grandma in Osun.

The prosecutor, Mr. Oladosu Joshua arraigned Elijah before Magistrate Ashiru Ayeni on a count charge bothering on alleged of theft.

The charge sheet sighted by Correspondent, read, “That you Elijah Damilola on 31st August, 2017 at about 10:30AM at Kunfayakun area, Osogbo in the Osogbo Magisterial  District did steal the sum of N15,000 property of one Samson Oluwatoyin and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 383 and punishable under section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol. II, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2003.

Joshua also brought it to the knowledge of the court that the money(N15,000) which was stolen by Elijah was sent to his account for the feeding of the complainant’s blind mother.

He said, “Oluwatoyin gave his(Elijah) account number to a family member to send the feeding allowance of her grandmother but when the N15,000 was sent to his account he denied receiving the money. But based on the complain of Oluwatoyin we followed him to his bank where we obtained statement of account of the accused person, it was confirmed that he had received the money and withdrew the money.

Elijah pleaded not guilty to a count charge pressed against him by the Police.

The Defence counsel, Mrs. Raji  Abiodun made an oral bail application for his client.

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