A cleric in Osun State, Solomon Oni Opaalade has been remanded in prison over alleged stealing of turkeys, a goat and threatening the owner with charms.
The State Principal Counsel from the Osun State Ministry of Justice, Adekunle Adeniyi told a Magistrates’ court that Opaalade who was arraigned on Monday, stole nine turkeys valued at N270,000 and a goat valued at N18,000 belonging to one Oluwasegun Hammed.
According to the State Counsel, Opaalade was said to have allegedly committed the offence at Baruwa area in Osogbo and used charms to threaten Hammed in a manner that could cause breach of peace.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.
The magistrate Mrs. Adijat Oloyede declined the bail request by Opaalade’s lawyer and ordered that he should be remanded in Ilesha Correctional Center till 12th of December.