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You Would Be Shocked To Know Why 23-Year-Old Bagged 2 Years Imprisonment.

A -23-year-old man, Saheed Akangbe, was on
Wednesday, 28 May, 2014, sentenced to two years
imprisonment by an Abeokuta Magistrate's Court, sitting
in Isabo.

According to the court proceedings, the accused and
others now on the run were said to have allegedly stolen
a Bajaj motorcycle marked OGUN FFF 187QC, valued at
N115,000 on May 19, 2014 at Obada-Oko in Abeokuta.
The stolen motorcycle was said to belong to one Lawal

The Magistrate's court records stated that Akangbe was
arraigned on May 26, 2014 on two counts of conspiracy
and stealing.

According to the police prosecutor in charge of the case,
Banji Sangotokun, the offence was contrary to and
punishable under Section 516 and Section 390(9) of the
Criminal Code Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria 2006.

The accused, who confessed that he had been jailed for
two years for theft, from 2012 till he was released this
year, however, pleaded guilty to all charges levelled
against him.

The Investigating Police Officer, Moronfolu Olumide, told
the court that the motorcycle which the accused stole
was recovered at Ijoko-Ota in Sango.
The Chief Magistrate, Anthony Araba, after listening to
the accused, noted that the gravity of the charges was 14
years imprisonment, however, considered the plea of the
accused and sentenced him to two years imprisonment
on each count which he said would run concurrently.

He later ordered the release of the motorcycle to the
original owner.

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