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Serves Him Right Cellphone snatcher sentenced to 1 month community service at Oyo govt farm

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Abdulateef Adebisi, ordered the accused to do one month community service at the Oyo State Farm at Ogbomoso, after he pleaded guilty to stealing two cell phones.

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An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Friday sentenced a 33-year-old, Uche Ikechukwu, to one month community service for stealing two cell phones.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Abdulateef Adebisi, ordered the accused to do one month community service at the Oyo State Farm at Ogbomoso, after he pleaded guilty to stealing two cell phones.

Ikechukwu, of Omi Adio area of Ibadan, was brought before the court on a one-count charge of theft of two cell phones.

The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Sunday Fatola, told the court that Ikechukwu, on Feb. 6, at about 7:00 a.m. at Odo-Ona area, Ibadan, allegedly stole one Siccoo cell phone valued at N8, 000.

Fatola said Ikechukwu was alleged to have also stolen one Tecno cell phone valued at
N 7, 500 property of one Madam Emem Obong of Odo-Ona, Ibadan.

He put the total sum of the stolen items at N15, 500.

Fatola said the offences contravened Section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code, Cap. 38, Vol. II, Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

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