The suspects were arraigned in Abeokuta for allegedly stealing cables valued at N300,000.
Four employees of a telecommunication company, MTN, were on Tuesday arraigned in Abeokuta for allegedly stealing cables valued at N300,000.
Okoli Callitus, 30; John Marshal, 31; David John, 38; and Victor Salami, 30; allegedly committed the offence on March 26 at T.193 Power Hill substation in Abeokuta.
The Prosecutor, Sunday Eigbejiale, told the court that the accused stole the cable when they were deployed to the substation.
He said the offences contravened sections 517 and 390 (9) of the Criminal Laws of Ogun, 2006.
The accused persons, however, pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.
The Magistrate, Martins Akinyemi, granted each accused person bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.
Mr. Akinyemi adjourned the case till June 19 for hearing.
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