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An Ogun State Magistrate Court sitting in Isabo Area of Abeokuta, on Thursday, sentenced a 19-year-old man Adeogun Sodiq to three years imprisonment for stealing.
The theft incident happened on September 15, 2022 at Daktad Hotel Quarry Road, Abeokuta within the time of 12:30pm.
Sodiq was arraigned for stealing an Iphone 6 valued at N70,000 from one Temitope Yusuf who is a security guard at Daktad Hotel.
During the court proceedings, the prosecutor was able to narrate how Sodiq entered into the Daktad hotel pretending to have come to check on his friend Jide Martins who works as a security guard in the hotel with the intention to steal.
Thereby facing two-count bothering on felony and stealing.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that, when the convict came into the security room and could not sight anyone, he was tempted to unplug an iPhone 6 and took to his heels.
It was confirmed that he sold the IPhone 6 for N30,000 to an unknown person.
The Chief Magistrate O.O Olusanya, who was scolding the boy seriously questioned him, recounting many times he has been sentenced to six months imprisonment and many times he had been asked to engage in community services .
The magistrate said ” since you started stealing, has anything changed about your life?”.
Meanwhile an Inspector of police who was also a witness in court testified ttat the convict had been been pardoned on different cases of theft many times but has failed to learn his lessons.
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