Court convicts ex-convict, sentences him to seven years for stealing

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[Osun]–A 30-year-old ex-convict, Adesina Olajide had been sentenced to seven years imprisonment for fraud and burgling.

Olajide was arraigned on a three count charge for burgling, stealing and fraud.

The prosecutor, Mr. Abiodun Fagboyinbo who happened to prosecute the first case when he (Olajide) was convicted for three years imprisonment had also arraigned the accused person on 8th, December 2016.

Olajide had earlier been sentenced to 3years imprisonment with an option of N25,000 fine on 6th of April 2017 for burgling and stealing of a corps members properties worth N302, 000 on 10th November 2016 at Ebunoluwa area Ofatedo, Osogbo.

Upon his fresh arraignment which took place on 28th December 2016 Fagboyinbo made the court to know that “Adesina Olajide on the 19th of October 2016 at about 12 mid night , at Ofatedo area in osogbo did break and entered into dwelling house of Egunlola Adewumi Christiana with intent to commit felony to wit stealing and  thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 411(1) of the criminal code 34 vol. II laws of Osun State 2002, Nigeria”

” On the same day, date and place Olajide  did steal the following item; Dell laptop valued N52,000.00, HP laptop valued N100,000.00 X- touch phone valued N14,000 , A school bag containing a purse and a GT Bank ATM card and the sum of N30, 000 properties of one Egunlola Adewumi  Christian and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 383(1) and punishable under section 390(9) of the criminal code cap 34 Vol. II laws of Osun State 2002, Nigeria”

“Also, He did transfers from account No.0049765878 GT bank account the cash sum of 37,000 via one Egunlola Adewumi Christiana and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 390(9) of the criminal code Cap 34. Vol. II laws of Osun State.”

Adesina had pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him on the arraignment day.

The Chief Magistrate,  Mrs. Falilat Sodamade having found  Olajide guilty of the offences as she sentenced him to seven years imprisonment without an option of fine.




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