An Ota Magistrates’ Court Ota on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man to one month in prison for breaking into a shop to steal seven pieces of meats from a pot.
Man bags 1 month imprisonment for stealing 7 pieces of meats
The accused of no fixed address was arraigned on a two-count charge of stealing and burglary.
The Magistrate, Miss Temitope Adebutu, however, gave the convict an option of N5,000 fine.
Prosecutor Rosemary Brown told the court that the accused committed the offences on June 25 at about 6 a.m. at Ire-Akari Street, Ota in Ogun.
She said that the accused broke into the shop of the complainant, Akinola Olamilekan, to steal seven pieces of meats from a pot valued at N700.Brown said that the offences contravened Section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code Revised Laws of Ogun, 2006.
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