One Mr. Yakubu Jeremiah, a 28-year-old security guard, who allegedly stole three of his employer’s underwears has been ordered to be remanded in Agodi Prison, by an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Thursday
The Vanguard reports gathered that Yakubu who lives on Plot 2, Road 4, Olugbode Estate, Idi-Ishin Jericho, Ibadan, has pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing. The Magistrate, Mrs O. Enilolobo, ordered the defendant to be remanded in at Agodi prison until April 23, for the reading of fact and sentencing.
Earlier, the Prosecutor, Sgt. Olalekan Adegbite, told the court that Yakubu on April 14, at about 11 a.m., at Plot 2, Road 4, Olugbode Estate, Idi – Ishin stole three women underwears belonging to his employer valued at N1, 500.
Adegbite said that the defendant confessed to taking the underwear without the consent of the owner. The prosecutor said that the underwear belonged to the complainant, Opeyemi Wahab. He said that the complainant reported the matter at the Eleyele Police Station on April 16, at about 6 p.m. The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 383 and punishable under section 390(9) (6), the reports said.
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