Guard Jailed 20 Months Without Fine For Stealing N17,500 Property

Guard Jailed 20 Months Without Fine For Stealing N17,500 Property

An Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday sentenced a security guard, Abdulrazak Kadare, to 20 months imprisonment with hard labour.

The Magistrate, P.E Nwaka, jailed Mr. Kadare, 49, of no fixed address, without an option of fine.

Mr. Nwaka said that the sentence followed the convict’s guilty plea to the two-count charge of burglary and stealing.

The prosecutor, Femi Adeleye, had earlier told the court that the accused, on March 22 at about 3:31 a.m. committed the offences at the Jakande Estate, Isolo in Lagos.

Mr. Adeleye said that Mr. Kadare unlawfully broke into the shop of Adekojo Adedimeji and stole three Visa phones, a Multilinks phone, a laptop adaptor and one webcam, all valued at N17, 500.

He said that the offence contravened Sections 307 and 285 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Lagos State, 2011.

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