Man Jailed For Six Months For Stealing Infinix Phone In Osogbo

A young man is set to spend a lengthy period of time behind bars after being found guilty of phone theft in Osun State.
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A 23-year-old man, Omodolapo Iyanu Oluwa, was on Monday, sentenced to six months imprisonment in Ilesa prison, by an Osogbo Magistrates Court, for theft of Infinix phone.The Magistrate, Mr Olusola Aluko ordered the convict be kept behind bars due to the magnitude of the offences committed.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Rasaki Olayiwola , told the court that the convict committed the offense on Oct. 1, at about 10:00am at Akede Iyaloja area, Oke Baale, Osogbo.

Olayiwola said the convict did unlawfully seized one Infinix phone from one Mrs Oladipo Ifeoluwa, without any geneuine reason for such action.

He said the convict refused to return the phone to the complainant before he was arrested by the Police and bought to the court.

The Prosecutor said the offences contravened sections 516,144 and 390 of the criminal code cap 34 vol.11 laws of Osun, 2003.

Counsel to the convict, Mrs Bose Adeyinka , prayed the Magistrate to temper justice with mercy in the delivery of his judgement.

The convict pleaded guilty to the three count charges of theft and unlawful possessio.

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