33 Years Man Sentence For Breaking Into Obasanjo’s Residence
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 ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Sowemimo, whose address was not provided, pleaded guilty to the two counts of theft and causing breach of peace.
This reliable online news paper ‘Eaglessightnews’ confirmed from sources that the 33yrs old Sowemimo burglary into the former President Obasanjo resident with the aim of stealing but he could not achieve his aim before he was caught.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the Magistrate, Mrs. Olajumoke Somefun, said that the prosecution 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 stressed that, immediately he jumped in, he was caught by one of the security guards on duty.
He said that the offence contravened the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun, 2006.