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  • Updated: October 17, 2023

Ogun: Man Sentenced For Theft By Magistrate Court

Ogun: Man Sentenced For Theft By Magistrate Court

A 39-year-old man, Ijioma Kalu, has been sentenced to 15 months imprisonment for breaking into a house to steal items worth N2 million.

Kalu was sentenced by a Magistrate Court sitting in Ota, Ogun State on Tuesday. 

The Magistrate, O. O. Okiki, sentenced Kalu to prison without an option of a fine after pleading guilty to burglary, conspiracy and theft. 

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Inspector E. O. Adaraloye, told the court that the convict and others still at large committed the offences on June 23 at 8:35 p.m. at Alawode Street, Lafenwa, Itele-Awori area, Ota.

Adaraloye said the convict broke into the house of the complainant, Grace Eduvie, and stole household items valued at N2 million entrusted to Patience Atunu.

He said the offences contravened the Criminal Code, Law of Ogun, 2006.

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