A 29 year-old man, Mr Abiodun Shittu, has been sentenced to 16
months imprisonment for stealing. The defendant was arraigned before
Magistrate Nurudeen Layeni Atanda of Court 9 of the Igbosere
Magistrate Court on a 3 count charge of stealing, felony, and
Shittu who pleaded guilty to the charges however
pleaded for leniency, promising not to go back to the act again.
The Magistrate held that the court needs no further prove but to
sentence the defendant in accordance with the prescribed section of
He was sentenced to a total of 16 months imprisonment to be served
concurrently, alternatively to a total fine of N100, 000.
Mr. Abiodun Shittu had on the 2nd day of
December, 2016 at about 8am in the morning forcefully opened a parked
Honda Element car belonging to one Mrs. Adeshola Osborne at the Police
Hospital Gate Falomo and made away with her bag containing one Ipad
valued at N95, 000.00 and J Galaxy Samsung Phone valued at N112, 000.00,
and some other valuables.