Court remands man for stealing generator parts in Ogun

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Fasilat Oluwuyi

An Ogun State Magistrate Court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, the State Capital on Monday ordered that a 31-year-old man, Mustapha Sanusi be remanded in prison custody for stealing a generator and other machine parts.

The accused who was brought before Magistrate Temitope Obasanjo on a two-count charge of stealing and unlawful damage pleaded guilty to the charge.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Idowu Ogunleye had earlier told the court that, the defendant committed the offence on February 19th at about 2 pm at Bashero village in Oke-Ata area of Abeokuta.

Ogunleye said, the defendant stole some Lister generator part valued N450,000, Molding machine parts valued N150,000  and a Rooter machine parts valued N40,000 belonging to one Lukman Badri.

She added that, that the defendant also damaged the machine parts by losing them to pieces.

According to the Prosecutor, the offence committed is contrary to and punishable under Section 383, 451and punishable under section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Vol 1 Laws of Ogun State 2006.

The Magistrate, Temitope Obasanjo ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody.

The case was, however, adjourned till February 27th for facts of the case or sentence.


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