Court sends guard to prison for stealing employer’s N1,500 worth underwear



An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan has ordered that a security guard, Yakubu Jeremiah , 28, be remanded in Agodi Prison for allegedly stealing three pieces of underwear belonging to his employer.

Yakubu, who lives on Plot 2, Road 4 , Olugbode Estate, Idi -Ishin Jericho, Ibadan, pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing.

The Magistrate, Mrs O. Enilolobo, ordered the defendant to be remanded in Agodi prison until April 23, for reading of fact and sentencing.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, Sergeant Olalekan Adegbite, had told the court that Yakubu on April 14, at about 11 a.m., at Plot 2, Road 4, Olugbode Estate , Idi – Ishin stole three women underwear belonging to his employer valued at N1, 500 .

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Adegbite said the defendant confessed to taking the underwear without the consent of the owner.

The prosecutor said the underwear belonged to the complainant, Opeyemi Wahab.

He said the complainant reported the matter at the Eleyele Police Station on April 16, at about 6 p.m.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of  Section 383 and punishable under section 390(9) (6).



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