Court jails man for stealing pot of stew, N40,000 meat


An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, on Wednesday sentenced a 23-year-old man, Isaac Dumabara, to one month imprisonment for stealing one pot of stew and meat worth N40,000 from a restaurant.

Magistrate S. A Adesina, who found Dumabara guilty of theft, sentenced him without an option of fine.

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Earlier, the Police Prosecutor, Sikiru Ibrahim, told the court that Mr Damubara also stole three gas cylinders, stabiliser and a pair of Adidas shoes from Pleasure Summit Restaurant, Magara Road, Iyaganku, Ibadan.

Mr Ibrahim further told the court that the convict also stole a 42-inch television worth N200,000.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 390(9) of the Criminal laws of Oyo State, 2000. (NAN)


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