Usman Yinusa, 32, has been arraigned in Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife, on Thursday over alleged motorcycle theft.
Yinus was denied bail by Magistrate Olalekan Ijiyode who ordered that he be remanded in Ile-Ife prison.
Ijiyode adjourned the case until June 25 for ruling on the bail application.
Asp Mathew Numeprei, the Prosecutor, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on June 7 at 1.01 pm at Rural Comprehensive Health Centre, Eleyele, Ile-Ife.
He said Yinusa stole a red Bajaj motorcycle with Reg No: GGE 768 QJ Chassis No: MD2A18AY1JWL60214 and Engine No: DUZWJL 22346, valued at N275,000, belonging to Oladosu Moses.
According to him, the offence contravened sections 383 and 390 (10A) of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002.
However, the defendant pleaded not guilty to the one count of theft.
However, Mr Olalekan Babatunde, the Defence Counsel, applied for bail in most liberal term and pledged that his client would not jump bail and would provide reliable sureties.