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Man jailed 1 month for stealing pot of stew, meat worth N40,000



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An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, on Wednesday sentenced a 23-year-old man, Isaac Dumabara to one month imprisonment for stealing one pot of stew and meat worth N40,000 from a restaurant.

Magistrate S. A Adesina, who found Dumabara guilty of theft, sentenced him without an option of fine.

Earlier, the Police Prosecutor, ASP Sikiru Ibrahim, told the court that Damubara also stole three gas cylinders, stabilizer and a pair of Adidas shoe from Pleasure Summit Restaurant, Magara Road, Iyaganku, Ibadan.

Ibrahim further told the court that the convict also stole a 42-inche television worth N200, 000.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 390(9) of the Criminal laws of Oyo State, 2000.