December 01, 2016

Jobless Man Arraign For Allegedly Burning N3.5m Jeep

The police on Wednesday arraigned 22yrs old Joseph Okwuese before a Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State capital, Abeokuta, for allegedly setting fire to a Honda Acura belonging to another man.

The accused, whose address is unknown, is facing one count of willful damage.

The prosecutor, Sergeant Idowu Ogunleye, told the court that the accused committed the offence on November 23, 2016, at about 8pm at the Arankange Iberekodo area of Abeokuta.

According to NAN, Ogunleye said the accused set fire to the Honda Jeep with the number plate, EKY 106 CH, valued at N3.5m property of one Vincent Ajah.

He said the offence contravened Section 443(A) of the Criminal Code of Ogun State, 2006.

The charge was read to him, the accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The magistrate, Mrs Fatimat Ojelade, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum. The sureties must be civil servants on Grade Level 8 or above with the Ogun State Civil Service Commission.

The sureties must be resident within the jurisdiction of the court and also show evidence of two-year tax payment to the government.

12 comments:

Uyi Osamwonyi said...

Some people are heartless, I pray the court give him the proper punishment for his crime.

#GodSavesUsAll

Afoke Maleke said...

The witches in his Village will be saying right now "Its Our Work OoooooO"

Iliyasu sulaiman sani said...

eyyah.. poverty not a good friend

Anslem Caesar said...

If he is guilty, he must pay for the car. Na must o.

Chioma Ujo said...

Ah an! Was he in a right frame of mind??? Why on earth would he do that??? SMH!

Ay360 said...

What was d reason he did dat? Its well

keka newton said...

HMM PEOPLE DO CRAZY THINGS OUT OF FRUSTRATION

Austine Gabriel said...

jobless jobless jobless

Harbolarkale Niyi said...

Must be out of frustration or argument

ope alliu said...

I don't think the accused is in his right state of mind at all

Rosemary Ezeji said...

Y will u do such a wicked thing

olisayemk said...

Are you sure that man is okay, the judge would have told him to buy back the car.