Thirty-three-year-old Olalekan Rauf, who allegedly pretended to be scavenging on the premises of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, was yesterday arraigned at a Senior Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan.
He was arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy and unlawful possession.
The prosecutor, E. Adeyeye, said the defendant and another at large, on October 12, about 2 pm, entered the house of a senior worker and stole items.
A security officer, who apprehended the suspect, Mr. Yahaya Taofeek, said Rauf, pretending to be a scavenger, picked metals on the institution’s premises and burgled a three-bedroom flat belonging to a senior worker, who was outside the state on an education tour. Read more