Court remands 52-year-old nursing mother for stealing earrings | Dailytrust

Court remands 52-year-old nursing mother for stealing earrings

A Magistrate Court in Osogbo, Osun state on Thursday remanded a 52-year-old nursing mother, Adijat Lukman, in police custody for stealing earrings.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Olayiwola Razaq, told the court that the accused person committed the offence on 13th of January, 2020 at Ilesha Garage, Osogbo.

The prosecutor said the earrings stolen by the accused person was valued at N40,000, saying it belongs to one Titilayo Adekunle.

The prosecutor stated that the offence committed by the accused person was contrary to and punishable under Section 390(9) and 249 of Criminal Code, Cap 34, volume II, Laws of Osun State, Nigeria, 2002.

The accused person pleaded guilty to the offence levelled against her. She also brought out her breast as she explained that she was breastfeeding.

The defence counsel, Ibrahim Imran, pleaded with the court to grant bail to the accused person.

The Magistrate, Mrs Riskat Olayemi, remanded the accused person in police custody and adjourned the matter till 20th of January, 2020.

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