Court arraigns two men for stealing iPhone

Court arraigns two men for stealing iPhone



Two men – Segina Muhammed (38) and Abdulkareem Muhammed (25) – on Tuesday appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court in Ekiti, for alleged possession of a stolen iPhone.

The defendants, who have no fixed address, are facing charges of conspiracy and possession of a stolen phone.

They, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against them.

The prosecutor, Insp Olumide Bamigbade, told the court that the defendants committed the offences on December 28 at 8:30 p.m. in Ado-Ekiti.

Bamigbade alleged that the defendants had in their possession, one iPhone 12 Promax suspected to be stolen, in contravention of Section 430 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.

The prosecutor asked the court for an adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present witnesses.

The Magistrate, Mrs Franca Olaiya, granted bail to the defendants in the sum of N10,000 with one surety each in like sum.

She adjourned the case until February 2 for hearing.


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