Monday, December 3, 2012

Mother Of Five Jailed for Alleged Jewellery Robbery


An Oshodi Magistrates Court in Lagos  sentenced a 27-year-old woman to two years’ imprisonment for stealing jewellery worth N800,000.

The Magistrate in the name of Mrs M.R, Osho-Adebiyi, convicted Mosurat Ismalia[Victim] on two counts of conspiracy and stealing and did not give her an option of fine.

Osho-Adebiyi said that Ismalia, mother of five, was not truthful in her evidence,sayss the magistrate
The woman was arraigned on March 20 on a two-count charge, but she pleaded not guilty on the count charge.
Then the court granted her bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

Cpl. Kehinde Olatunde which was the prosecutor had submitted that she conspired with others at large to steal the jewellery from  Mrs Shadia Lawal shop at the Oshodi Market,pretending they where buyers of the jewelry.
In that process she stole the jewelry and hid them in her hand bag the prosecutor stressed.

    What a Tragedy?

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