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Court sentences ex-convict to 6 months in prison for stealing jeans trouser

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A Modakeke-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Friday, sentenced a 24 year-old ex-convict, Opayemi Abel, to six months in prison for stealing jeans trouser worth N3,000.

The Magistrate, Mrs Abimbola Famuyide, sentenced the convict after he pleaded guilty to  two counts of breaking and entering and theft.

The convict, who resides at Modakeke, Ife East Area Local Government Council area of the state, who pleaded guilty to the charge and pleaded to the court for leniency.

, at about 1 a.m. at Boosa area, Modakeke-Ife.

Ona said that the convict broke into the one Julius Olaboye’s apartment and stole one jeans trouser and shirt both valued N4,000.

She said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 383, 390 (9) and 411 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002.

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