You Would Be Shocked To Know Why 23-Year-Old Bagged 2 Years Imprisonment.

By 11:59 Thu, 29 May 2014 Comments


A -23-year-old man, Saheed Akangbe, was on

Wednesday, 28 May, 2014, sentenced to two years

imprisonment by an Abeokuta Magistrate's Court, sitting

in Isabo.

According to the court proceedings, the accused and

others now on the run were said to have allegedly stolen

a Bajaj motorcycle marked OGUN FFF 187QC, valued at

N115,000 on May 19, 2014 at Obada-Oko in Abeokuta.

The stolen motorcycle was said to belong to one Lawal

Hammed.

The Magistrate's court records stated that Akangbe was

arraigned on May 26, 2014 on two counts of conspiracy

and stealing.

According to the police prosecutor in charge of the case,

Banji Sangotokun, the offence was contrary to and

punishable under Section 516 and Section 390(9) of the

Criminal Code Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria 2006.

The accused, who confessed that he had been jailed for

two years for theft, from 2012 till he was released this

year, however, pleaded guilty to all charges levelled

against him.

The Investigating Police Officer, Moronfolu Olumide, told

the court that the motorcycle which the accused stole

was recovered at Ijoko-Ota in Sango.

The Chief Magistrate, Anthony Araba, after listening to

the accused, noted that the gravity of the charges was 14

years imprisonment, however, considered the plea of the

accused and sentenced him to two years imprisonment

on each count which he said would run concurrently.

He later ordered the release of the motorcycle to the

original owner.


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