By Toba Ajisafe
An ex-convict, Nafisat Raji has been sentenced to six months imprisonment by the State of Osun Magistrate Court, sitting in Osogbo for allegedly stealing Techo mobile phone and Hp Pavilion laptop.
Nafisat, 35, was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Adenike Olowolagba on a four-count charge of stealing and felony on Wednesday.
The prosecutor, Inspector Oladoye Joshua told the court that the convict committed the offence of felony and stealing on August 30th, 2017 at about 12.30pm at Fayemi Street, Osogbo.
He said, “the convict entered the house of one Akindele Deborah Oluwakemi and stole one Techno Y6 mobile phone valued N14,500.
“Nafisat on the same day at about 11PM, Akeju Street opposite Government Technical College in Osogbo, broke into One Olaboopo Mubarak’s home and stole one HP Pavilion Laptop valued N45,000.
He noted that the offence committed by the Convict contravene section 412, section 390(9) and section 383 and punishable under section 390(9)of the criminal code cap 34 volume II, Laws of Osun State, 2003.
The convict pleaded guilty to all the four count charge preferred against her by the police.
The defense counsel, Mr Okobe Najite pleaded to court to temper justice with mercy.
The magistrate, Mrs Adenike Olowolagba sentences the woman to six months imprisonment and ordered that the laptop and phone recovery from the convict be returned back to the complainant.
However, she was given an option of N3,000 fine.