28th September, 2010
A 65-year old woman, Ayoka Safiu, was on Monday docked before an Osogbo Magistrateâ€™sÂ Court, for allegedly stealing two goats.
The Police Prosecutor, Ismaila Akinlade, told the court that the accused had been caughtÂ 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 acquiredÂ the goats when she was interrogated.
Akinlade said that the offence contravened section 430 of the Osun State Criminal Laws.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the offence.Â The presiding Magistrate,Â Olalekan Ijiyode granted her bail in the sum of N50,000.
Ijiyode added that the accused should provide one surety, who must beÂ her blood relationÂ Â and resident within the courtâ€™s jurisdiction.He adjourned the case to Oct. 18 forÂ hearing.