30-yr-old man jailed 12 months for attempting to steal motorcycle

One Dare Ogunlade has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment for attempting to steal a Bajaj motorcycle belonging to an officer of NSCDC.

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Ogunlade of no fixed address is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and attempted stealing.

The prosecutor, Insp. Olakunle Shonibare, told the court that the convict committed the offence in Feb. 16, 2017 at about 7.30p.m. at Adigbe area in Abeokuta.

He said the convict attempted to steal the motorcycle with registration No AKM 064 QA valued at N250, 000 owned by Mr Jamiu Bello of the NSCDC.

Shonibare said the offence contravened Section 516 of the Criminal Code, Vol. 1 Laws of Ogun, 2006.

Ogunlade pleaded guilty to the charges and the Magistrate, Mr Idowu Olayinka, sentenced him to twelve months imprisonment with an option to pay N50, 000 fine.

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