20-Year-old Boy Pleads Guilty Of Stealing, Remanded

20-Year-old Boy Pleads Guilty Of Stealing, Remanded
  • PublishedJune 22, 2018

By David Adejuwon

A 20-year-old Wahab Shaiban has been remanded in Ilesha prison custody over alleged shop breaking.

The accused was arraigned before Magistrate O.A Oloyade on two count charges bothering on shop breaking and stealing.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Olayiwola Rasaq told the court that the accused person committed the offence on the June 8, 2018 at No2, Oke-Ola Street, Osogbo.

He said the accused person and others at large committed felony by breaking into the shop of one Quadir Lukman and stole four 2000 watt stabilizer valued N48,000, 15 complete conoil’s valued N45,000, three blenders valued N16,000, 12 fans valued N12,000, 2 horse fan heads valued N20,000, wires valued N10,000 and 4 ceiling fans valued at N20,000, all properties totalling N130,500.

Inspector Rasaq said the offence committed is contrary to and punishable under section 516 of the criminal code Cap 34 Vol. II Laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2003.

The accused pleaded guilty to the two count charges against him.

The Presiding Magistrate asked for facts of the matter but the prosecutor said he has not gathered enough facts.

Magistrate Oloyade ordered the accused person to be remanded in Ilesha Prison custody and adjourned the case till June 28, 2018 for facts and ruling on the matter.

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