Suspected Burglars of Segun Odegbami’s Home Granted Bail

Suspected Burglars of Segun Odegbami’s Home Granted Bail

Six men alleged to have burgled the home of Nigeria football Legend, Segun Odegbami were arraigned before the Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos [h/t sahara reporters].

The accused men are Oke Moses, 18; Abdul Azeez, 22; Ajibade Rahmon, 24; Isaac Okenuga, 29; Olusola Orisansope, 22; and Daramola Abiodun, 22 carted away items valued at  ₦14.1 million.

They suspects are facing a four-count charge of stealing, conspiracy and receipt of stolen properties.

According to the charge filed before the court by the Police prosecutor, Sergeant Chijioke Njoku, the accused committed the offenses between June 1 and 20, at 13, Saro Close, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Two of the accused persons, Moses and Azeez, are alleged to have broken into the former footballer’s home and made away with items valued at ₦14.1 million.

Among the stolen items were an iPhone 7plus, valued at ₦490, 000; a Samsung Galaxy S3 phone, valued at ₦150,000; two Apple laptops with a combined value of ₦600,000 and a Rolex watch valued at ₦12 million.

Other items were a box containing clothes and shoes, valued at N500, 000; and a phone recharge cable with a value of ₦5,000.

The other four accused persons are alleged to have received the stolen goods from Moses and Azeez.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges.

While adjourning the case till 24 August for a mention, the presiding magistrate, Mrs. F.O. Botoku granted the accused bail in the sum of ₦1 million each with two sureties each in like sum.

Segun Odegbami was a former captain of the Nigeria national team and helped the Country win its first ever Africa Cup of Nations in 1980.

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