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Ex-convict bags one year jail term for stealing block mould

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A Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State has convicted and sentenced one Saheed Isola, 40, to one-year imprisonment for stealing block mould.

Isola was arraigned on Wednesday on a count bordering on stealing.

Police prosecutor, Fagboyinbo Abiodun alleged that the convict unlawfully entered into the shop of one Moshood Ishola and stole a 9inches block mould valued N40,000 and a 6inches block mould valued N30,000 totaling N70,000.

He said the offense committed is contrary to and punishable under section 413 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol ll Law of Osun State 2020.

Abiodun told the court that the convict committed the offense on October 14, 2020, at about 5:00am at Lameco area Osogbo.

Isola who had no legal representation admitted guilty to the offense leveled against him.

Responding to questions from the court, he pleaded for mercy, saying his wife, apart from being four months pregnant, also had a baby with her.

Meanwhile, the prosecutor informed the court that Isola was an ex-convict.

Presiding Magistrate, Opeyemi Badmus after listening to the fact given by the police, convicted and sentenced Isola to one year imprisonment without option of fine.

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