A Warri Chief Magistrates’ Court has Arraigned Ayirimi Emami, the deposed Ologbotsere of Warri Kingdom for allegedly stealing two royal crowns belonging to Warri Kingdom and mentioned to be price N2 billion.
The Nigeria Police Force had in August declared two sons of the late Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, needed for stealing the royal crowns.
According to experiences, Prince Oyowoli Emiko and Prince Omatsuli Emiko had been declared needed for breaking into the personal residence of Olu of Warri in Delta State and stealing the crowns.
It was additionally learnt that the Federal High Court in Benin City, Edo State, had issued warrants of arrest for each males. A particular police gazette had additionally declared each males wanting.
It was issued by the Force Criminal Investigation Department Zone ‘5’ Headquarters, Benin City on the orders of the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali.
However, Ayirimi was on Wednesday charged together with others now at massive.
They had been mentioned to have allegedly dedicated the offence round 11.30 pm on March 30 this yr within the residence of the Olu of Warri, the cost sheet with No: MW/178 C/ 2021 revealed.
The assertion reads, “That you Chief Ayirimi Emami (m) and others now at massive on thirtieth of March, 2021 at about 11: 30 pm at Olu of Warri Palace, Warri did conspire amongst yourselves to commit felony, to wit, Burglary and Stealing and thereby dedicated an offence punishable underneath Section 516 of the Criminal Code Cap C21 Vol. 1, Laws of Delta 2006.
“That you Chief Ayirimi Emami (m) and others now at massive on thirtieth of March, 2021 at about 11: 30 pm at Olu of Warri Palace, Warri, in Warri in Warri Magisterial District, with intent to commit a felony broke right into a dwelling home of the Olu of Warri and thereby dedicated an Offence Punishable Under Section 411 of the Criminal Code Cap C21 Vol. 1, Laws of Delta 2006.
“That you Ayirimi Emami (m) and others now at massive on the thirtieth March, 2021 at about 11: 30 pm at Olu of Palace, Warri, in Warri Magisterial District did steal two crowns valued at Two Billion Naira, properties of Itsekiri Kingdom and thereby dedicated an Offence Punishable Under Section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code Cap C21 Vol. 1, Laws of Delta 2006.”
Meanwhile, Ayirimi pleaded not responsible to the three prices, whereas his lead counsel, Mr. Emmanuel Uti, urged the courtroom to grant his shopper bail.
The defence lawyer mentioned the accused individual was prepared and able to seem in courtroom any time he was referred to as to seem.
Police prosecuting counsel, SP Sunday Irabor, asserted that the discretion of granting bail lied with the courtroom. He, nonetheless, referred to as for stringent bail circumstances, stressing that the sureties have to be dependable.
Chief Magistrate Diejomaoh granted the accused bail with two sureties and N2 million every.
The sureties, she dominated, have to be on Grade Level 15 within the civil service and so they should present their passports and pictures in addition to nationwide technique of identification.
The case was adjourned until January 19, 2022, for listening to.