An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Friday sentenced one Sunday Adeyemi, 21, to one month in prison for stealing food items, valued at N19,000.
The food items belonged to one Odubiyi Arike.
Magistrate Temitope Obasanjo found Adeyemi guilty of a two-count charge of break-in and stealing.
Obasanjo held that the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubts, hence, Adeyemi’s conviction.
Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Idowu Ogunleye, told the court that the Adeyemi committed the offence on March 19 at about 9:00 p.m. at Ita Eko community in Abeokuta.
She said the offence contravened Sections 383 and 390(9) of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun State, 2006.