A Magistrate Court in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Friday, sentenced a 33 –year-old man, Seun Sowemimo, to 12 months imprisonment without the option of a fine, for attempting to steal from the Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Sowemimo, whose address remained anonymous, pleaded not guilty to the counts of theft and causing a breach of peace.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria.,the Magistrate, Mrs. Olajumoke Somefun, said that the prosecution panel proved beyond reasonable doubt that the convict was guilty as charged.
Prosecuting ASP Olakunle Shonibare had earlier told the court that Sowemimo scaled the fence into Obasanjo’s compound in Abeokuta on April 1 with the intent to steal.
He explained that immediately he jumped in, he was caught by one of the security guards on duty.
He said that the offense contravened the Criminal Code Las of Ogun State, 2006. Osun