Uchena Nwankwo, who is a 31-year-old spare parts dealer, has been remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre by an Osogbo Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing motor parts from three different vehicles.
Nwankwo was alleged to have stolen two Toyota Corolla Tapping Buttons, Brain Box, Lexus ES350 Car Stereo belonging to one Egunjobi Olawunmi, Temitope David and Maruf Adewale all valued the sum of N542,000.
He was also accused of unlawfully damaging the side glass of the two Corolla Cars and the Lexus ES350 in an attempt to enter the vehicles by force.
According to the charge sheet obtained by Newsmen on Wednesday, the accused persons and others at large committed the offence between October 22 and 23, 2021 at about 10:00pm at Adetunji Estate, Osogbo.
But Nwankwo pleaded not guilty to a seven-count charge bordering on conspiracy, malicious damage and stealing levelled against him.
Defence counsel, Tunbosun Oladipupo, applied for the bail of the accused persons in the most liberal term, promising that he will not jump bail and would provide reliable surety.
However, Magistrate Dr. Olusegun Ayilara requested for a formal bail application from the defence counsel, just as he ordered that the defendant be remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre.
The case was adjourned till November 5, 2021 for ruling on bail.
Senator Peter Nwaoboshi jails for 7 years over money laundering charges
A sitting senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, currently representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has been sentenced to 7 years imprisonment for money laundering by the Lagos division of the Court of Appeal.
The court which delivered the judgement on July 1, 2022, also ordered that his 2 companies, Golden Touch Construction Project Ltd and Suiming Electrical Ltd, be wound up in line with the provisions of Section 22 of the Money Laundering Prohibition Act 2021.
The ruling by the Appellate Court followed the success of the appeal by challenging the judgment of Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court which on June 18, 2021, 2018 discharged and acquitted the defendants of a 2 count charge of fraud and money laundering.
This disclosure is contained in a series of tweet posts by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on its official Twitter account.
See video as three men sentence to death by hanging for killing Fasoranti’s daughter in Ondo
A High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State on Friday, June 10, sentenced three men to death by hanging for the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.
On July 12, 2019, while returning to Lagos from a visit to her father in Akure, Mrs Olakunrin was shot and killed by the convicts along the Ore/Ijebu Ode expressway.
Justice Williams Olamide found Mohammed Shehu Usman, Osagie Lawal, and Adamu Adamu guilty of conspiracy to murder, kidnapping, and armed robbery.
The court discharged and acquitted the fourth suspect, Auwalu Abubakar, 25, who was charged with assisting and abetting the act.
Why Rihanna’s Boyfriend, A$ap Rocky Is Arrested?
A$AP Rocky, an American rapper has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred in November.
The star was caught at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday while returning from a trip with his girlfriend, Rihanna.
LA Police are looking into the singer whose real name is, Rakim Mayers for his suspected participation in a non-fatal gunshot in Hollywood last year.
Connectley Naija News reports that he was released on $550,000 (£421,000) bail shortly after his arrest.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the arrest was made in connection with an “argument between two acquaintances” that resulted in bullets being fired.
The victim later informed authorities that Mayers approached him on the street with a firearm while walking with two other people.
According to police reports acquired by NBC News, they claimed Mayers shot him three to four times and that one of the rounds grazed his left hand.
The victim suffered a ” small injury, ” according to the LAPD, following which his assailants ” fled on foot. “
Alan Jackson, Mayers’ lawyer, confirmed that his client had been arrested but declined to speak further.
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