Court Convicts Man for Stealing Water Tank

…Stolen Water Tank Moved from Court Premises

A 28-year-old man sent to sentenced to jail for stealing water tank, valued at N50, 000.

The Street Reporters Newspaper gathered that the man who was identified as Akintunde Segun stole the tank belonging the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ota, Ogun State, on Monday sentenced him to one-year imprisonment.

Magistrate Sam Obaleye sentenced Segun without any option of fine after he pleaded guilty to the one-count charge bothering on theft.

Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Cpl. Titi Olatoye told the court that Segun committed the offence on July 30 at about 12 35 am at the High court, Ota, Ogun.

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Olatoye said that the convict entered into the premise of the High Court in Ota and stole ”Geepee” tank.

She said that the convict was arrested and taken to the Police Station, Ota, by one police officer after he could not give a satisfactory answer as to where he was taking the tank to.

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun State, 2006.

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