Court Remands Nursing Mother For Theft

Osun State Magistrate’s Court sitting in Osogbo has ordered that a 21-year-old nursing mother, Mrs Janet Ismail, should be remanded in Ilesha Correctional Center for breaking into a shop to steal clothes.
The nursing mother who appeared in court with her newborn baby pleaded not guilty to the two-count of burglary and stealing.
The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Kayode Adeoye, informed the court that, “on March 2nd, 2021 at Orita-Elelede, Janet broke into a shop of one Olalere Iyabo Modinat and stole different types of clothes worth N300,000.
According to the prosecutor,the offences Janet committed is contrary to and punishable under section 383, 390 (9) and 413 of Criminal Code CAP 34 Vol. II Laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2002.
The lawyer who represented the nursing mother, Mr Najite Okobe applied for the bail of the defendant in the most liberal term.
The police prosecutor, Inspector Adeoye informed the court that the clothes she stole were in the court.
The presiding magistrate, Mrs Adijat Oloyade, ordered that the defendant be remanded in Correctional Centre.
She adjourned the matter to April 12th 2021, for hearing.

Adenitan Akinola

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