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Driver In Trouble For Stealing Noodles

Information reaching Ibom Focus says that Driver In Trouble For Stealing Noodles

An Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State on Monday sentenced a 21-year-old driver, Kenneth Divine, to one-month imprisonment for stealing 14 cartons of Indomie noodles worth N48,300.

The police charged Divine, alongside Joel Olawale,34, with two counts of conspiracy and theft.

Delivering the ruling, Magistrate A .O. Adeyemi, sentenced the convict to one-month imprisonment, after he had pleaded guilty to the charge preferred against him with an option of N10,000 fine.

Adeyemi, however, also directed him to restitute N48,300 to the complainant.

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The second defendant, Olawale, pleaded not guilty to the charge and was admitted to bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.

Earlier, Prosecution Counsel, Insp E.O.Adaraloye, told the court that Divine, Olawale and others at large, committed the offence on March 29 at the Indomie Company, Fowobi, Oju-Ore area, Ota.

Adaraloye said they stole 14 cartons of 70g of Indomie noodles worth N48,3000 belonging to one Balogun Ayokunle.

He said that the offence contravened the provisions of Sections 390(9) and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

She adjourned the case until May 13 for further hearing.

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