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Man in court for ‘theft of batteries’

A 33-year-old man, Christopher Umeh, has been arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ekiti State for alleged theft of five vehicle batteries valued N90,000 .

Umeh, whose address was not given, is facing a charge of stealing.

The prosecutor, Bankole Olasunkanmi, told the court that the accused committed the offence on August 15 at Igbo Church, Oke-Ila, Ado-Ekiti.

He said the accused broke into a battery shop belonging to Mr. Aliu Idowu and stole the batteries.

“The accused was apprehended by security guards, who handed him over to the police,” Olasunkanmi said.

The Nation

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