Woman docked for stealing grinding machine
A 38-year-old woman, Mary Irabor, was on
Tuesday arraigned in an Oredo Magistratesâ€™ Court
in Benin for stealing a grinding machine.
The Prosecutor, ASP Sylvester Omor, said that the
accused along with others now at large, committed
the offence on Aug. 22, at No. 741 East Circular
Omor told the court that the grinding machine that
was valued at N35,000 , was the property of one
He said that the accused also obtained credit
facility of N120, 480 under false pretext from one
The prosecutor said the offences contravened
sections 516, 419 (1) (a) and 390 (4) (a) of the
Criminal Code Cap. 48 Vol. ll laws of the defunct
Bendel State of Nigeria, 1976, as applicable in Edo.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the three-count
charge of conspiracy, fraud and stealing.
The Magistrate, Mrs C.A. Nwoha, granted the
accused bail in the sum of N50, 000 and a surety in
Nwoha adjourned the case till Nov. 27 for hearing.
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