2 laptop thieves jailed 2 years each in Lagos

The gavel of justice

The gavel of justice

Two men, Olanrewaju Abdullahi and Adeyemo Taoreed, who pleaded guilty to stealing a Dell laptop worth N36,000, are to spend the next two years in a Lagos prison.

An Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court presided over by Mrs Bola Olagbegi-Adelabu handed down the verdict after they admitted guilt.

“Having admitted to carrying out the stealing and pleaded guilty to the one-count charge of stealing, this court hereby sentence you two to a prison term of two years each.

“The sentence is with hard labour,” Olagbegi-Adelabu said.

Abdullaji,20, and Taoreed, 20, were arraigned for stealing.

Earlier in the proceeding, the prosecutor, Corporal Mary Ajiteru said that the men committed the offence on or before May 30, at No. 13, Lagos Road, Ikorodu.

She told the court that the offence was committed at 4p.m, adding that it was committed alongside others who were still at large.

“These two and their other accomplices stole the computer valued at N36,000 belonging to one Joel Sherack,” Ajiteru said.

The offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

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Source:: PM Newspaper