The police on Friday arraigned a 45-year-old bricklayer, Kasali Abesinde, in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ court for allegedly stealing a generator from a church in Ibadan.
The police charged Abesinde, who lives in St. Stephen area, Bola, Ibadan, with three counts of breaking and entering, stealing and unlawful possession of electronic gadgets.
Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Oluseye Oyebanji told the court that Abesinde on Dec. 2, at about 4pm allegedly broke into Christ Apostolic Church, Garden of Miracle Church, Mokola Ibadan and stole one Elepac generator valued N95,000.
Oyebanji said that the accused also stole an extension box valued N1,500, and a rechargeable lamp.
He said that the complainant, Mr Olayinka Okunrotifa, who lives on No. 2, Queen Elizabeth Road, Mokola, Ibadan, reported the matter at the Mokola Police station on Dec. 3, at 8: 30am. Read more