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Ex-Oyo court deputy chief registrar bags 5 yrs for stealing N22.3m

March 6, 2020 Editorial III 0

A former deputy chief registrar of the Oyo state High Court, Mutiat Omobola Adio, was on Friday sentenced to five years in prison without an option of fine. Adio was arraigned before Justice Muniru Olagunju by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office. She was accused of stealing a sum of N22, 375,913 from Guaranty Trust Bank Read More

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Court sentences ex-convict to 2- yr imprisonment for theft in church

February 11, 2020 Editorial IV 0

A Dutse Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, Tuesday sentenced Ojo Salihu, a 22-year-old ex-convict, to two years imprisonment for stealing church property.The presiding officer, Mr Suleiman Mohammed, found the ex-convict guilty without any option of fine. Mohammed noted that the ex-convict had earlier been warned against repeating any criminal act and that he would serve a more stringent sentence if Read More

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Mechanic docked for allegedly stealing 2 goats

January 20, 2020 Editorial III 0

Akintunde Iwayemi, a 35-year-old mechanic on  Friday appeared before an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly stealing two goats, valued at N25,000. The defendant, whose address was not given, is standing trial on a two-count charge of felony and stealing. The offence, according to the prosecutor, contravened Sections 516 and 390 (9) Criminal Code Laws of Ondo State, Read More

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Court remands man to Kirikiri Custodial Center for burglary and stealing

January 16, 2020 Editorial III 0

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court  Wednesday remanded a factory worker,  Yinusa Ibrahim, who admitted burgling his employer’s nylon bags company on New Year Day. Ibrahim pleaded guilty to counts of conspiracy, burglary and stealing before Chief Magistrate J.A Adegun, who ordered that he should be kept at the Kirikiri Custodial Centre pending review of the facts of the case and Read More

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2 cart pushers in court over alleged burglary, laptop theft

January 15, 2020 Editorial III 0

Two cart pushers, who allegedly burgled shops and stole 13 laptops and chargers valued at N1. 2 million, were Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The defendants, Jimoh John, 20, and Basiru Yusuf, 23, reside at Computer Village, Ikeja. They were charged with conspiracy, burglary and stealing, but pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, ASP Raji Akeem, told the Read More

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Man bags 3 months jail term for house breaking in Osogbo

January 9, 2020 Editorial III 0

A 22-year-old man, Akanmu Rasheed, was on Thursday sentenced to three months imprisonment by Magistrate Adebola Ajanaku sitting in Osogbo, for breaking into house.  The police prosecutor, ASP. Fagboyinbo Abiodun, told the court that the convict committed the crime on January 5, 2020, at about 3:00am at Zone 9 behind capital Hotel area, Oke-Arugbo, Osogbo. Fagboyinbi said the convict broke Read More

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Court remands man for allegedly stealing precious stones worth 50m

January 9, 2020 Editorial III 0

A Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a 45-year-old man, Dayo Falegan, who allegedly stole precious stones worth N50 million, be remanded in a correctional service facility, pending bail application. The police charged Falegan, whose address was not given,  with three counts of theft,  criminal breach of trust and intimidation. Magistrate,  Idayat Olaide, ordered that the defendant Read More

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Man bags 3-month jail for stealing mobile phone in Osun

November 5, 2019 Editorial III 0

A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Osogbo, the state Osun capital, has sentenced a 23-year-old man, Tunji Oluyera to three months’ jail, for stealing techno mobile phone valued at N42,000. The convict was arraigned by the Osun state police command on Monday. He was said to have stolen the mobile phone belonging to one Akanni Akeem. According to the police, the Read More

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2 men get five strokes of cane each for stealing yam

December 14, 2017 Editorial IV 0

A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court has sentenced two convicts to five strokes of cane for stealing 20 tubers of yam. The convicts are Habakuk Sunday and Monday Dikko. Both convicts, who reside in Ija village, Suleja, Niger state, were found guilty and were each sentenced for joint act, criminal trespass and theft. The judge, Mohammed Marafa, ordered that each Read More