According to reports, a 23-year-old man identified as Henry Okeke has reportedly been jailed for stealing.
Okeke who was given a six-months jail sentence at the Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, was found guilty of stealing two cartons of malt and a motorcycle which reportedly amounts to N155,000.
Passing the judgement, Chief Magistrate O.A. Layinka who didn’t give the accused the option of a fine, said:
“The accused is to serve his jail-term in Kirikiri Prison to serve as a deterrent to others.’’
Okeke reportedly committed the said offence around 4A.M on July 13, at Abolaji street, Mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos state, where he also lives.
Here’s what the prosecutor Sgt. Donjor Perezi, said when he was brought before the court:
“The accused had tied the cartons of the Malta Guinness on the stolen motor cycle and was about to ride it away when he was caught.”