• Wed. Oct 5th, 2022

Herders who stole 3 Cows in Ondo State get 10 years Jail term

Herdsmen get 10 years jail term

An Odigbo Magistrate’s Court sentenced Abdulai Ibrahim, 26, and Dauda Mohammed, 22,

to ten years in prison for stealing three cows worth N900,000 in Ondo State.

D.O. Ogunfuyi, the Magistrate, found the two guilty

and sentenced them accordingly based on their guilty pleas.

Ogunfuyi sentenced the first defendant to three years

in prison on count one and two years on count two in his decision,

The second defendant receive a three-year sentence on count one and a two-year term on count two.

The defendants, Ibrahim, Mohammed, and Tajudeen Adiamot,

allegedly conspired to take and receive stolen goods on April 27, 2022,

at midnight in Sabo Odigbo town in the Ore magisterial district, according to the charge sheet.

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The Charge read “That you, Abdulai Ibrahim ‘M’ and Dauda Mohammed ‘M’ on the same date time and

place in the aforementioned Magisterial District stole three cows

valued at about N900,000, property of one Abubakar Mohammed,”.

The first and second defendants were present the charge.

who lack legal representation,

they pleaded guilty to the offenses, but the third defendant pleaded not guilty.

While admitting the guilt of the first and second defendants,

the prosecutor, Inspector Usifo James, stated that the case did not need to be proven.

Mr K.M Lawani, counsel for the third defendant, asked the

court to grant him bail under the most lenient conditions possible.

The third defendant was granted bail at N500,000 with

two sureties in the same amount by the court.

The Magistrate rescheduled the third defendant’s case for May 18, 2022.

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