fbpx

info@lawreporterslive.com

21.4 C
Abuja
Sunday, October 24, 2021

Man bags six months jail term for burglary, stealing

Must read

Court temporarily halts re-trial of Orji Uzor Kalu over alleged N17.1bn fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the re-arraignment of former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu in an alleged N7.1bn money-laundering charges...

Ayade swears in Justice Akon Ikpeme as Cross River Chief Judge

Twice rejected by the State House of Assembly for being a security threat Justice Akon Bassey Ikpeme was on Monday sworn-in by Cross River...

Court orders forfeiture of Yari’s N284m to FG

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered a final forfeiture of about N284, 306, 294.04 linked to a former governor of Zamfara,...

Court reverses dismissal of 3 police officers, orders recall

Justice Elizabeth Oji of the Lagos Judicial division of the National Industrial Court has nullified the purported dismissal of Mufutau Olaosun, Temitope Adebayo, and...

An Abeokuta Magistrate Court in Isabo, on Wednesday, sentenced a 29-year-old man, Adekunle Emmanuel to six months imprisonment for shops breaking and stealing valuables worth N123, 500.

Emmanuel of no fixed address was convicted on a four-count charge of burglary and stealing.

The Magistrate, Dehinde Dipeolu, sentenced the convict, following his plea of guilty, to six months imprisonment on each of the four counts.

Dipeolu, however, ordered that the sentences should run concurrently.

The magistrate, also ordered that the convict should serve the jail term at the Oba Correctional Centre with hard labour.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Olu-Balogun Lawrence told the court that the defendant committed the offences on February 12, 2019, at about 6:00am at LCD Road, Panseke area of Abeokuta.

Lawrence said that the convict burgled into two shops belonging to Akinwande Oluwabusayo, and Mesioye Folashade and stole a generator set, a gas cylinder and one dozen of plastic chairs, all valued at N123, 500.

According to him, the convict broke into the shop of Oluwabusayo through the window and stole one Tiger Generator valued at N85, 000.

He also said that Emmanuel entered into the shop of Folashade, using a spare key and stole 5kg of gas cylinder valued at N8,500, with one dozen of plastic chairs valued at N30,000.

Lawrence further explained that the convict was arrested by members of the community vigilance group.

The prosecutor told the court that the convict was interrogated and confessed to the offense.

He said the offenses contravened Section 413(1) of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun, 2006.

- Advertisement -

More articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest article

Court temporarily halts re-trial of Orji Uzor Kalu over alleged N17.1bn fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the re-arraignment of former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu in an alleged N7.1bn money-laundering charges...

Ayade swears in Justice Akon Ikpeme as Cross River Chief Judge

Twice rejected by the State House of Assembly for being a security threat Justice Akon Bassey Ikpeme was on Monday sworn-in by Cross River...

Court orders forfeiture of Yari’s N284m to FG

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered a final forfeiture of about N284, 306, 294.04 linked to a former governor of Zamfara,...

Court reverses dismissal of 3 police officers, orders recall

Justice Elizabeth Oji of the Lagos Judicial division of the National Industrial Court has nullified the purported dismissal of Mufutau Olaosun, Temitope Adebayo, and...

Court acquits lawyer of stealing N50.2m from Domino Stores

An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday acquitted a lawyer, Yetunde Sousa, accused of stealing N50.2Million from Dominos Stores and Ozone Cinemas. Delivering judgment, Justice Raliat...