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Man Jailed for Stealing Girlfriend’s Phone

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Man Jailed for Stealing Girlfriend’s Phone. An Ogba Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a 26-year-old man, Ifeanyi Chijioke, to one month imprisonment for stealing a phone valued at N150,000 and a sum of N20,000.

The police arraigned Chijioke on one count of stealing. The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge.

The magistrate, W.A. Salami, gave Chijioke, who was said to be a first time offender, an option of two months’ community service.

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Earlier, the police prosecutor, Abiola Adewale, told the court that the complainant, Folorunsho Funmilayo, reported the case at the Ikeja Police Station.

According to him, Funmilayo alleged that sometime in 2016, the suspect, who was her boyfriend, invited her to his hotel room.

Adewale said after an all-night date, the defendant made away with the complainant’s phone and an ATM card, “which he used to withdraw N20,000 from her account without her consent.”

The defendant reportedly fled after the incident.

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The police prosecutor said Chijioke was arrested on September 6, 2018.

He noted that the offence contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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