The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Friday brought a 48-year-old security man, Peter Sanbe, before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing chicken breeders.
Newsmen report that Sanbe of an undisclosed address, was docked on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and unlawful neglect of duty.
According to the Prosecutor, Insp. Catherine Michael, Sanbe and others still at large, did conspire to commit the offence.
Michael said that Sanbe, who was employed on Dec. 9, 2020 by NASTECH Farm, allegedly stole 84 chicken breeders on Dec. 30, 2020.
She alleged that the chicken breeders valued N420,000, belonged to the defendant’s employer, located at Alako area, Ido, Ibadan.
“Sanbe was also charged for allegedly neglecting his duty post unlawfully when the stealing of the chicken breeders occurred.
“The defendant was employed on Dec. 9, 2020, on a monthly salary of N20, 000,’’ Michael said,
She said that the chicken breeders were allegedly stolen by Sanbe at 11.00 p.m. in Ido Local Government Area, Ibadan.
Michael said that the offence contravened Sections 344, 390 (9) and 516 of the Criminal Code of Oyo State 2000.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr. Olaide Amzat, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the matter until Jan. 11, for definite hearing.