Motorcyclist arraigned in Ondo State for snatching his colleague’s wallet on motion

Oyinbo Oghenetega, a 31-year-old commercial motorcyclist today appeared in an 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. The prosecutor, Police Insp. Ayodeji Omoyeigha, 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 October 28.


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