Man jailed for stealing bicycle, battery


Published on November 9, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

The gavel of justice

The gavel of justice

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a 30-year-old man, Sunday Joshua, to one-year imprisonment for stealing a neighbour’s bicycle and a generator battery.

The magistrate, Mrs O. S. Amzat, sentenced the convict, who is of no fixed address after he pleaded guilty to the charges of conspiracy, attempt to steal and stealing.

Amzat, who sentenced the convict without an option of fine, however, advised him to turn a new leaf after serving the jail term.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Sgt. Ihiehie Lucky told the court that the offence was committed in the midnight on Oct. 5 at Ikosi- Ketu area of Lagos State.

Lucky said the complainant reported the incident at Ketu Police Station on Oct. 6.

“The complainant reported that he woke up and discovered that his generator battery valued N15,000 and…

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