Teenager docked for allegedly stealing pumping machine

A teenager, Mathew Sule, was on Thursday docked in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court Ibadan, for allegedly breaking into a veterinary hospital and stealing a pumping machine.

The police charged Sule, whose residential address was not provided with conspiracy, house breaking, theft and unlawful escape from custody.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp Foluke Adedosu, told the court that Sule committed the offence on April 14, at about 5p.m. in Idi Ishin Area of Ibadan.

She said Sule and others at large, broke into Tessy’s Veterinary hospital with intent to commit felony.

Adedosu also alleged that the defendant on April 21, at about 2 p.m, at Eleyele police station, Ibadan, escaped from lawful custody.

The offence, she said, contravened the provisions of sections 516, 413, 390 and 135(a) of the Criminal laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Magistrate I. O Osho admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case until July 4 for hearing.

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