Friday, 24 August 2012

2 students jailed 4 yrs for stealing Okada

Abeokuta Magistrate’s
Court, yesterday,
sentenced two
students to two years
imprisonment for
stealing a motorcycle
valued at N 100,000.
According to the
prosecutor, Mr Sunday
Eigbejiale, the accused
persons, Abdullahi
Akinloye (20) and
Lekan Babatunde (23)
were SS2 students.
He said the offence was
committed on May 25
about 3.30 a.m. at 5,
Sodeke Street in the
Abeokuta metropolis.
Eigbejiale told the
court that the
complainant, Mr. Wali
Ogbonaya, parked his
motorcycle in his
compound at night and
in the morning
discovered that it had
been stolen.
He said: “Upon enquiry,
he (Ogbonaya)
discovered that two
vigilantes saw the
accused persons with
the motorcycle and
interrogated them.
“Akinloye and
Babatunde confessed
to stealing the
motorcycle, they were
arrested and taken to
Adatan Police Station.”

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