A Magistrate court sitting in Abeokuta has arraigned the Publicity Secretary of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Oladayo Badmus, alongside a party Chieftain, Olayemi Idowu, for allegedly breaking into the state secretariat of the party.
They were arraigned by the Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday, May 17, on a three-count charge of conspiracy, malicious Damage and stealing which they pleaded not guilty to.
The prosecutor, ASP Matthew Famuyiwa, told the court that the accused committed the offences sometime on May 12 at Fajol House, car wash in Abeokuta.
He said the defendants conspired between themselves to commit felony by breaking into the party Secretariat. They entered into the office of one Sunday Oginni , the Chairman of New Nigerian People’s Party ( NNPP) in Ogun state.
They were accused of damaging two standing fans, windows, doors , photo portraits and padlocks all valued at N575,000. . It was also alleged that they stole the sum of N7.5 million belonging to the party.
The offence committed contravened sections 516, 411 412, 415 and 390 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun 2006.
Before adjourning the case to June 8 for hearing, the Magistrate, Mrs S.A.A Fiade, thereafter admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N2million each with one surety each who must be licensed and registered bonds men with Ogun state Judiciary.