2 arraigned over N12, 550 theft
Two youths, Michael Obazuaye, 18 and Osadolor Kelvin, 23, have been arraigned before Oredo Magistrates’ Court in Benin for allegedly stealing N12, 550, belonging to one Mr Jonathan Abassa.
The accused persons were charged with conspiracy to commit felony, entering dwellinghouse with intent to commit felony and stealing.
The prosecutor, Inspector Patrick Agbonifo, said the offence was committed on June 27, in Abassa’s residence, at Ulemon in Benin.
He added that if found guilty, the accused persons were liable to imprisonment for not less than seven years.
The accused persons pleaded not guilty, and the presiding Chief Magistrate, Mrs Rachael Ogbeyoen, granted them bail and adjourned the case to August 23, 2016.