A 52-year-old mother, Mrs Patience Ayube, her son, 23-year-old, Josiah Ayube and two others have been dragged before an Osun State Magistrate court sitting in Ile-Ife for alleged theft of a motorcycle.

The police prosecutor, Mr Abdullahi Emmanuel stated that the mother and her son with 22-year-old, Oluwaseun Joseph and 20-year-old, Friday Emmanuel conspired among themselves to commit the offence.

Mr Emmanuel disclosed that they stole one Honda Motorcycle valued the sum of 285,000 naira, property of one Emmanuel Akpan at Texaco Area, in Ile-Ife.

However, they pleaded not guilty to the charges pressed against them by the police and their counsel, Mr Olalekan Babatunde, pleaded for the bail of the defendants in the most liberal term.

The presiding magistrate, A.I. Oyebadejo granted the bail of the defendants in the sum of 50,000 naira with one surety each in like sum and adjourned the case till June 30, for a definite hearing.

Adenitan Akinola


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