Blackberry phone thief gets 6-month jail term
A 23-year-old, Azeez Ibrahim, was on Wednesday sentenced to six months imprisonment for pleading guilty to stealing a Blackberry Bold 6 phone valued at N25, 000.
The Magistrate, Mrs O. Sule-Amzat, who handed down the verdict, warned the convict to turn a new leaf while serving his term in prison.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Sgt Ihiehie Lucky told the court that the accused of No 13, Buhari St., Ikorodu, had on Feb. 3 at about 4.30 p.m. at Abiola Gardens in Alausa, lkeja, committed the offence.
He said the complainant, Ekpe Ifeoma, reported at the Ojota Police Station that the accused had snatched her handbag containing her blackberry phone valued at N25, 000.
He said the police called the complainants’ phone and tracked down the accused with the phone at Mile 12.
The offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.