20-Yr-Old Man Lands Himself In Prison For Stealing Motorcycle At A Police Headquarters

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A 20-year-old man, Abeeb Wasiu, has been sentenced to three months imprisonment by a Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, for stealing a motorcycle from the State Police Command headquarters.

Daily Post reports that the convict sneaked into the station and was in the process of making away with the motorcycle before he was arrested.

The police prosecutor, Mereti Wilson, had told the court presided by Magistrate A. Bashiru. that the suspect had stolen the motorcycle belonging to one Wodi Michael from the police headquarters on August 23, 2016, at about 11am.

Wilson added that the offense contravened Section 303 and was punishable under Section 390 of the Criminal Code, Cap 34, volume II, Law of Osun State, Nigeria.

When the charge was read to him, Waisu who had no counsel, pleaded guilty to the offense and begged for clemency.

In delivering judgment, Magistrate Bashiru sentenced him to three months’ imprisonment or a fine of N10,000 which he could not raise and was hauled to prison.

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