Man docked for allegedly stealing N3000 from commercial sex worker

GodGift Ifunanya
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28 year-old man Sikuru Morufu was on Thursday arraigned before a Mapo Chief Magistrate Court in Ibadan for allegedly stealing N3,000 from a commercial sex worker.

The Presiding Chief Magistrate, Mrs O.O. Latunji had admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100,000 with two reliable sureties in like sum after Morufu had pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge offence.

Latunji added that the two sureties must be blood relations to Morufu.

The Chief Magistrate adjourned the suit until Feb. 26 for trial.

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Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Insp Salewa Ahmed informed the court that Morufu committed the crime on Jan. 19, at Idi-aro area of Ibadan, Oyo State.

Shedding more light on the matter, Ahmed stated that the defendant was apprehended after the complainant, Ms Eniola Opeyemi raised an alarm at the Idi-Aro police station that one of her customers had cheated on her.

According to the prosecution, Opeyemi said that she received the agreed fee after offering Morufu her services on Jan 19.

He added that the defendant however, went back to the room in the absence of the complainant and stole the money and her N46,000 worth of Infinix smart phone.

Ahmed said that the offence contravened the provisions of section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code Cap. 38 Vol. ii Law of Oyo State of Nigeria 2000.

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