Ex-Convict Bags 10 Years Jail Term for stealing in Ogun

Man Jailed For Six Months For Stealing Kolanut

Man Jailed For Six Months For Stealing Kolanut

A 27-year -old man, Ayinde Semiu, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for breaking into two shops and stealing foodstuff worth N77,850.

The Magistrate, Mrs I.O Abudu of an Abeokuta  Magistrates’ Court in Isabo on Wednesday sentenced the convict after he pleaded guilty to a six-count charge of burglary and stealing.

The Prosecutor, Insp Abolade Bukola, had earlier told the court that the defendant committed the offences on Monday at about 2.30am at Elegant area of Abeokuta.

Bukola said  Semiu burgled two shops and stole foodstuff and cash which were the property of Mrs Koleosho Mariam and Mrs Aremu Omolara

The prosecutor said the defendant was caught in the act by a resident of the community who sighted him while stealing the items.

She told the court that the defendant was a two-time convict of stealing.

The prosecutor said the offences committed contravened  Sections 414 and 390(9) of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun, 2006.(NAN)

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