Court sentences 23-year-old man to prison for stealing smartphone

An Ota Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ogun state has convicted and jailed a man, Quadri Babalola, for stealing a smartphone worth N57,000.

The 23-year-old man was charged with stealing an Infinix phone belonging to one Benjamin Odeyemi. He pleaded guilty to the charge

Magistrate, Mr O.O. Okiki, sentenced the accused to six months imprisonment without the option of a fine.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp E.O. Adaraloye, told the court that the convict committed the offence on February 28 at about 2:30 p.m. at No. 52, Plaza Junction, Sango-Ota.

Adaraloye said the offences were in contravention of Section 390 of the Criminal Code, Law of Ogun, 2006.

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