A 23-year-old housemaid, Olayemi Lawrence has been remanded by an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court docket over alleged stealing and tried kidnap of her boss.
The accused individual was charged with five-counts bothering on conspiracy, housebreaking, stealing, tried arson and tried kidnap of her boss.
The accused individual dedicated the offence in December 2020 round 2am at Ilasa-Ijesha in Obokun.
The Police Prosecutor, ASP Abiodun Fagboyinbo informed the court docket that the accused individual broke into the home of 1 Chief Mrs Eunice Abike Fateye of No. 5 Orofon Avenue and stole Itel P36 cellphone and one android cell phone valued N150,000.
“She stole UBA ATM card and used it to withdraw the sum N305,000 from her UBA Account No. 20533055990 and likewise threatened to set her home ablaze if she refused to ship the sum of N500,000.”
The prosecutor additionally alleged that the accused individual tried to Kidnap her boss by sending her sequence of textual content messages if she didn’t ship her the sum of N500,000.
The accused individual pleaded not responsible to the costs levelled towards her.
The defence counsel, Mr Nagite Okobe, prayed the court docket to grant his shopper bail on most liberal time period assuring that she has dependable sureties and prepared to face her trial.
The prosecutor, Fagboyingbo opposed the bail. stating that she’s going to bounce bail if granted and the lifetime of the complainant who’s her boss will probably be in peril as a result of the brokers of the accused individual have been threatening the lifetime of Chief Faleye.
The Justice of the Peace, Mr Adebayo Ajala transferred the matter to Ibokun Magistrates’ Court docket on the bottom that the alleged offence was dedicated in that jurisdiction.
He ordered that she be remanded at Ilesa Correctional Centre.
The case was adjourned until January 18, 2021 for contemporary arraignment.