Court sentence 90 year old man to 6 months imprisonment. Find out why…

A 90-year-old man has been sentenced to 6 months imprisonment ‎for stealing 150,000 Naira.

Rasaki Raji allegedly collected the amount from his victim, Omolara Ajani on the pretense of getting her a half plot of land.

Raji, however, failed to provide the land or return the money to her.

Ajani reported the matter at the police station and Raji was arrested.

He was subsequently arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan, Oyo State, on a two-count charge of obtaining and stealing.

The prosecutor, Oyebanji Oluseye, told the court that he offence contravened sections 419 and 390(9), Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol. II, Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria 2000.

In her ruling, the Chief Magistrate, Giwa Babalola, sentenced the accused to 6 months imprisonment with an option to pay a fine of 50,000.00 Naira.


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