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The man was arraigned by the police on Wednesday before an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State for allegedly setting fire to a Honda Acura belonging to another man.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the accused, whose address is unknown, is facing one count of wilful damage.
The prosecutor, Sergeant Idowu Ogunleye, told the court that the accused committed the offence on November 23, 2016, at about 8pm at the Arankange Iberekodo area of Abeokuta.
Ogunleye said the accused set fire to the Honda Jeep with the number plate, EKY 106 CH, valued at N3.5m property of one Vincent Ajah.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 443(A) of the Criminal Code of Ogun State, 2006.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The magistrate, Mrs Fatimat Ojelade, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Ojelade said the sureties must be civil servants on Grade Level 8 or above with the Ogun State Civil Service Commission.
She also said the sureties must be resident within the jurisdiction of the court and also show evidence of two-year tax payment to the government. SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>