An Abeokuta Magistrate’s Court, yesterday, sentenced two students to two years imprisonment for stealing a motorcycle valued at N 100,000.
According to the prosecutor, Mr Sunday Eigbejiale, the accused persons, Abdullahi Akinloye (20) and Lekan Babatunde (23) were SS2 students.
He said the offence was committed on May 25 about 3.30 a.m. at 5, Sodeke Street in the Abeokuta metropolis.
Eigbejiale told the court that the complainant, Mr. Wali Ogbonaya, parked his motorcycle in his compound at night and in the morning discovered that it had been stolen.
He said: “Upon enquiry, he (Ogbonaya) discovered that two vigilantes saw the accused persons with the motorcycle and interrogated them.
“Akinloye and Babatunde confessed to stealing the motorcycle, they were arrested and taken to Adatan Police Station.”