Ex-convict Jailed 10 Years For Stealing Foodstuff In OgunBy cheatmaster 07:05 Wed, 29 Jul 2020 Comments
An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Isabo has sentenced a 27-year -old man, Ayinde Semiu, to 10 years imprisonment for breaking into two shops and stealing foodstuff worth N77,850.(Wapbaze_Copyright)
The Magistrate, Mrs I.O Abudu, on Wednesday, sentenced the convict after he had earlier pleaded guilty to a six-count charge of burglary and stealing.(Wapbaze_Copyright)
The Prosecutor, Inspector Abolade Bukola, had earlier told the court that the defendant committed the offences at 2.30 am at Elegant area of Abeokuta.(Wapbaze_Copyright)
Bukola told the court that the defendant who was a two-time convict of stealing also burgled two shops and stole foodstuff and cash belonging to Mrs Koleosho Mariam and Mrs Aremu Omolara.(Wapbaze_Copyright)
The prosecutor said the defendant was caught in the act by a resident of the community who sighted him while stealing the items.(Wapbaze_Copyright)
The prosecutor said the offences committed contravened Sections 414 and 390(9) of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun, 2006.
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