Woman, 65, Docked For Stealing 2 GoatsStealing


A 65-year old woman, Ayoka Safiu, was on Monday docked before an Osogbo Magistrate’s  Court, for allegedly stealing two goats.

The Police Prosecutor, Ismaila Akinlade, told the court that the accused had been caught  in possession of two goats on 26 September at Ajegunle in Osogbo.

He alleged that the woman could not give a satisfactory explanation on how she acquired  the goats when she was interrogated.

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Akinlade said that the offence contravened section 430 of the Osun State Criminal Laws.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the offence.  The presiding Magistrate,  Olalekan Ijiyode granted her bail in the sum of N50,000.

Ijiyode added that the accused should provide one surety, who must be  her blood relation   and resident within the court’s jurisdiction.He adjourned the case to Oct. 18 for  hearing.

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