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Man gets two-year jail term for stealing ram


An Ota Magistrates Court in Ogun on Tuesday sentenced a 37-year-old man, Ramon Bello, to two years imprisonment for stealing a ram valued at N75,000.

The Senior Magistrate, Mr S.O. Banwo, convicted Bello upon his plea of guilty. Banwo, however, did not give the convict an option of fine.

The convict, who lives at No.14 Bamidele St. Ota, had pleaded guilty to a charge of stealing.Bello told the court that hunger pushed him to steal.


The prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, had told the court that the convict committed the offence on Jan.13 at about 5.30 a.m. at Bible College Bus-Stop in Ota.

Gbesi said that the convict stole a ram worth N75, 000 property of Kehinde Yekinni.

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

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