Tag: crime

6 Months, Woman Jailed For Stealing Laptop

A 35-year-old woman, Nafisat Raji, was on Wednesday sentenced to six months imprisonment for stealing a HP laptop valued N45,000.   The prosecutor, Insp. Oladoye Joshua, told the court that the convict committed the offense on August 8, at about 12:30PM on Fayemi street, in Osogbo. Joshua said the convict stole the laptop belonging to

Driver In Court For Eating Without Paying

The police in Lagos on Monday arraigned a 32-year-old bus driver, Alex Okoroafor, who allegedly ate a N200 plate of food and sneaked away without paying for it. The accused, a resident of Sango-Ota, Ogun, is standing trial for cheating and assault before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. According to the prosecutor, Insp. Clement Okuoimose, the

Hunger Pushed Me To Stealing – Convict

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a 23-year-old man, Babatunde Adams to three months​ imprisonment for stealing an iron pillar. The judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, however, gave the convict an option of N10,000 fine. Sadiq advised the convict to desist from committing crimes, saying that the sentence would serve as a

Wayne Rooney Gets Two-Year Ban

Former England Captain, Wayne Rooney, was given a two-year driving ban after pleading guilty to drink-driving on Monday. The 31-year-old Everton striker was charged after being stopped by police in the early hours of September 1. “Following today’s court hearing I want publicly to apologise for my unforgivable lack of judgment in driving while over the legal

Osogbo Man In Prison For Alleged Impersonation

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded a 53-year-old man, Tajudeen Bamigbola, in Illesa Prison for allegedly impersonating to secure freedom of an Oba on trial. The Magistrate, Mrs Olubukola Awodele, ordered the remand of the convict after he pleaded guilty to the two-count charge of impersonation and false testimony. Awodele described the offences

Man In Court For Allegedly Receiving Stolen Property

The Police on Wednesday arraigned a 28-year-old messenger, Christopher Onmiyi, in a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly receiving stolen property. The defendant, who resides at Bakusa Dei-dei Abuja, is standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and receiving stolen property. The prosecutor, Florence Auhioboh, told the court that one Chimezie Peter

Generator Theft Lands 21-Year-Old Man In Jail

A Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Wednesday sentenced a 21-year-old man, Monday Yomi, to two weeks imprisonment for stealing a generator set valued N85,000. Yomi, who resides at NEPA Junction, Apo District of the FCT had pleaded guilty to a two-count charge of criminal trespass and theft and begged for lenience. Magistrate