Court remands auto mechanic in Kirikiri Prisons for stealing

An 18-year-old auto mechanic, Toheeb Suleimon, who stole four cell phones valued at N120, 000, was remanded in Kirikiri Prisons pending his sentence. An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Mr T. O. Ojo, presiding over the case, however, fixed Aug. 10 for judgment following plea of guilty by the accused. The accused, whose residential address was not provided, is facing a four-count charge bordering on stealing and house-breaking. The prosecutor, Sgt. Nomayo Kenrich, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Aug. 2 at 2.00a.m. at No. 9 Ogungbeye St.,…

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Mechanic bags 11 months imprisonment for stealing cell phone, N80, 000

A Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday sentenced one Nafiu Muazu to 11 months imprisonment for stealing a cell phone and N80,000 cash. The 25-year-old auto mechanic, who resides in Minanata area of Sokoto, pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of theft. The Chief Magistrate, Abubakar Adamu, sentenced Muazu without an option of fine. Earlier, the prosecutor, Umar Rabiu, told the court that the matter was reported at State Intelligence Bureau, Police headquarters, by Bashir Galadima of Guaranty Trust Bank, Maiduguri road, Sokoto, on June 14. He said Muazu went…

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Mechanic docked over gear box theft

A 39- year-old mechanic, Monday Tajudeen, on Monday appeared before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly stealing a Nissan car gear box, valued at N150,000. Tajudeen, whose address was not known, is facing a charge of stealing. The Prosecutor, Akpan Ikem, told the court that the accused committed the offence on July 24, 2018 at Origan Estate, Oko Afo, Badagry. Ikem said the gear box belonged to one Mrs Ruth Adeyomi. “The accused was supposed to help the complainant fix the gear box into her car; but…

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My wife is having affair with herbalist, mechanic tells court

A 50-year-old mechanic, Gafau Shogaolu, on Thursday begged an Iyana-Ipaja Customary Court, to dissolve his 25-year-old marriage to his wife, Maria, for alleged adulterous and fetish lifestyle. Gafau, of No. 13, Sijuade St., Abesan, Ipaja, Lagos, told the court that his wife once left him for another man and came back 15 years after, pleading for a second chance. “My wife had a child for me before she left for another man, and came back 15 years after, begging me to take her back, which I did. “I married another…

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Court jails mechanic 3 months for stealing bag

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday sentenced a motor mechanic, Murtale Useni, 20, to three months imprisonment for stealing a bag. Useni, who resides at Jayi Tipper Garage, Abuja, was arraigned on a count charge of stealing. The convict pleaded guilty to the charge. The judge, Abubakar Sadiq, however, gave the convict N10, 000 option of fine. Sadid said the punishment would have been more severe if he had not pleaded guilty, and saved the court the pains of prolonged prosecution. He warned him against taking to…

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Mechanic docked for allegedly defrauding customer of N165,000

Ismail Abiodun, 37-year-old mechanic, was on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding his customer of N165,000. Abiodun, who resides at Alagbado area of Lagos, is facing a two count-charge of obtaining money under false pretences and stealing. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Godwin Awase, told court that the accused committed the offences in January, 2015 at Alagbado area of Lagos. He said the accused collected the money from Mr Nurain Akintola to buy some spare parts to repair his (customer’s) bus. “After examining the bus, the accused demanded…

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