Adepoju Jamiu, a 23-year-old man was yesterday sentenced to three years imprisonment for stealing a China BlackBerry phone worth N17,000.
He was sentenced by the Ikare Magistrate’s Court, Ondo state for stealing the phone from one Suleiman Asimiyi.
This offence, according to the police prosecutor, Aigbojie Amileomen, violates Section 383(1) volume one, of criminal laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.
Amileomen reportedly said the accused committed the offence in November 2012 at about 5.30 a.m. at Olukare Central Mosque, Inu Odi, Okela, Ikare.
Without any fuss, the accused pleaded guilty as charged and was subsequently sentenced to three years in prison without an option of fine by the Chief Magistrate, Sunday Adeniyan, who presided over the case.