Commercial motorcyclist bags 3 months in prison for theft of motorcycle


A commercial motorcyclist, Azeez Kehinde, who pleaded guilty to the theft of a motorcycle, was on Thursday in Ibadan sentenced to three months imprisonment.

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court said the convict should serve the term with hard labour at Agodi Prisons.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Abdulateef Adebisi, who gave the verdict, said the court had no option than to sentence the motorcyclist since he had pleaded guilty.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Insp. Sunday Fatola told the court that Kehinde stole a motorcycle valued at N60, 000, property of a man, Sanya Salau, at Ajeigbe area of Challenge, Ibadan.

He gave the registration no. of the motorcycle as RUW 859 QC.

Fatola said Kehinde, who lives in Shasha area of the metropolis, committed the offence on Aug. 27 at 9.00 p.m. at Bembo, Apata in Ibadan.

He said the offence contravened Section 390 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Oyo 2000.



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