An Ogba Magistrate court at the weekend sentenced a 22-year-old man , Barnabas Solomon to one year imprisonment for stealing an LG phone.
Solomon was tried on a two count charge of conspiracy and stealing.
The prosecutor, Segeant Kenrich Nomayo told the court that the accused committed the offence on November 6, 2018 at Akinsanya street, Ojodu Berger Lagos. Nomayo added that the accused did steal a LG phone to a tune of N75,000 property of Mr. Meg Charles.
According to him the offence violated provision of Sections 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015. However, that Section 287 prescribes seven years imprisonment for stealing.
Solomon earlier pleaded guilty to the offence charged against him by the police. The presiding Magistrate T.A Ojo thereafter sentenced him to one year imprisonment.