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Man, 21, jailed for 6 months for break-in

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Man, 21, sentenced to 6 months imprisonment for break-in

Imprisonment

Mujidat Oyewole

Ilorin, Feb. 14, 2019 (NNN) An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court presided over by Oluwafolake Ajayi, on Thursday sentenced one Olanrewaju Ibrahim, 21, to six months imprisonment for breaking into a shop, after he had pleaded guilty.

The convict was arrainged on a two-count charge of house breaking and theft.

Earlier, Mr Ajide Kehinde of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) told the court that Ibrahim and two others now at large committed the offence.

Kehinde said that on Feb. 9, the case was reported to the Intelligence and Investigations Department of the Corps.

He said that investigations revealed that Ibrahim burgle into one of the shops at Coca-Cola area, Ilorin, and attempted to steal some goods.

“The security guard on duty caught the defendant in the act and handed him over to the NSCDC’s Operation Harmony on patrol.

“Some items he used to break into the shop were recovered from him.

“Investigations through Ibrahim’s conventional statements revealed that he and his friends, who are now at large, committed the offence,’’ he said. (NNN)

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