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Friday, October 19, 2018

Motorcyclist Snatches Another Motorcyclist’s Wallet On Motion

A 31-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Oyinbo Oghenetega, on Friday appeared in Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged snatching of wallet containing N3,000 and ATM card.

The accused is facing a two-count charge of felony and stealing.

Police Insp. Ayodeji Omoyeigha, prosecuting, told the court that the alleged wallet-snatcher and another man still at large had committed the offences on Sept. 18 at noon at Sabo Area of Okitipupa.

He said the accused snatched the wallet from the back pocket of the complainant, Temitayo Ogungbemi, while on his motorcycle.


The offences violated Sections 390(9)  and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ondo State 2006.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.

Chief Magistrate Dickson Ogunfuyi granted the accused bail in the sum of N20,000 and a surety in like sum, adding that the
surety must produce evidence of a year tax payment as part of bail condition.

Further hearing in the case has been fixed for Oct. 28.

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