A 46-year-old man, Oyelami Tajudeen was on Thursday arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrates Court for alleged theft of N1.2 million chickens.
The prosecutor, Insp. Adegoke Taiwo told the court that the accused person committed the offence sometimes between May and July at Erin Osun area, Osogbo.
Taiwo said the accused had refused to pay for the chickens sold to him on credit by one Mrs Dorcas Ajibola.
He said it took the intervention of the Police to apprehend the accused.
Taiwo said the offence committed contravened sections 427 of the criminal code cap. 34 vol.11 Laws of Osun, 2003.
The accused person pleaded not guilty to the one count charge of theft.
Counsel to the accused, Mr Maruf Adediran, prayed the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms.
The Magistrate, Mrs Fatimoh Sodamade granted the accused bail in the sum of N200,000 and two sureties in like sum.
Sodamade said the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction, provide evidence of tax payment and two passport size photographs attached with an affidavit of means.
The case was adjourned to Sept. 13 for mention.