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The Ekiti State Police Command has arraigned a 35-year-old man, Bolu Ojo, before an Ado Ekiti Magistrate Court for burglary and theft of valuables valued at N524,000.

The police prosecutor, Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the defendant and one other at large committed the offenses on December 29, 2020, around 10am at the Ekute Quarters, Ado Ekiti.

Akinwale alleged that the defendant conspired with another to commit felony, to wit house breaking and stealing.

He added that the defendant, on the same date, time and place, also did break into the house of one Professor Thomas Olofintoye to commit felony.

The prosecutor also alleged that the defendant did steal the following items, two standing fans, valued at N50,000; bed frames valued at N160,000; two rolls of 16mm cable wire, valued at N160,000; four rolls of service wire, valued at N54,000; two cooking stoves, valued at N20,000; two sets of pot, valued at N60,000; two ceiling fans, valued at N20,000, all totalling N524,000, property of Professor Thomas Olofintoye.

Counsel for the defendant, Gbenga Ariyibi, urged the court to grant him bail in liberal terms, assuring that he would not jump bail.

The Magistrate, Adefunke Anoma, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

The case was adjourned till February 22, 2021, for hearing.

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