• Court reduces accused 7 years jail term to 30 days

    Court reduces accused 7 years jail term to 30 days

    An Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife on Thursday reduced the prison term of a 21-year-old man, Abiodun Olalekan, from seven years to 30 days.

    Olalekan had pleaded guilty to a two-count charge of stealing student’s mobile phone and begged for leniency.

    The Magistrate, Risikat Olayemi, said that the offence which attracted seven years imprisonment was reduced because of the severe beating and injury inflicted on the convict the populace.

    Olayemi gave the convict an option to pay N5, 000 as fine in […]