A pastor in Osun State identified as Solomon Oni Opaalade has been remanded in prison after he allegedly stole turkeys and a goat and threatened the owner with charms. He was arraigned at a magistrates’ court on Monday, October 28th.
The Principal State Counsel from the State Ministry of Justice, Adekunle Adeniyi told the court that the pastor stole nine turkeys valued at N270,000 and a goat valued at N18,000 belonging to one Oluwasegun Hammed.
Pastor Opaalade was said to have committed the alleged offense at the Baruwa area in Osogbo. According to the State Counsel, Opaalade used charms to threaten Hammed in a manner that could cause a breach of peace.
The pastor pleaded not guilty. However, the magistrate Mrs. Adijat Oloyede declined the bail request by his lawyer and ordered that he should be remanded in Ilesha Correctional Center till 12th of December.