A 23-year-old man, Ukanwa Justice, who allegedly stole a laptop valued N82,000, was on Tuesday charged before an Ota Magistrates ‘Court in Ogun.
Justice, whose address is unknown, pleaded not guilty to the charge of stealing.
The Prosecutor, Cpl. Abdulkareem Mustapha, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Sept. 23 at 12.00 p.m. at Living Faith Church, Canaan Land, Ota.
He said that the accused stole a laptop valued N82,000 belonging to one Oluyori Dele.
Mustapha said that the offence contravened Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Vol.11, Laws of Ogun, 2006.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs A.I. Adelaja, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Adelaja said that the sureties must be resident within the court’s jurisdiction and should be gainfully employed.
She also ordered that the sureties should submit four recent passport photographs to the court and produce one year tax payment to Ogun Government.
In addition, the Magistrate said that they should swear to an affidavit of means and their addresses should be verified by the police.
The case was adjourned till Dec. 27 for hearing.