Man jailed two months for stealing chewing gum

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at 09:13 PM, 23 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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An Abuja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday sentenced a man, Oriade Tosin, of Zone B, National Assembly Quarters to two months imprisonment for stealing chewing gum and cereal valued at N4,270.



The Senior Magistrate, Ann Akobi however gave the convict an option of N1,000 fine, the.

Police prosecutor David Udeh told the court that on February 19, Danaladi Ode of Amigo Supermarket, Wuse 2, Abuja, reported the accused to the police.
Mr Udeh said the complainant told the police that the accused entered the supermarket and stole two Orbit (Wrigley) chewing gum and one Sultana Bran cereal.

He said that during police investigation, the accused admitted to have stolen the items. The accused, who pleaded guilty, begged the court to have mercy on him.

In delivering her judgment, Akobi said his sentence would serve as a lesson and deterrent to others.
Unikpearl at 10:33 PM, 23 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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Poor man wey steal maggi,dem go show him face 4 crowd fighter
rich man wey steal money, we no dey see their face 4 crowd fighter
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Regenesis at 11:24 PM, 23 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: Unikpearl on 10:33 PM, 23 Feb 12
Poor man wey steal maggi,dem go show him face 4 crowd fighter
rich man wey steal money, we no dey see their face 4 crowd fighter

It's always like that ....just pathetic.

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johehizogie at 11:40 PM, 23 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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na fibre dis man find to eat abi dentist recommend chewing gum for am...u nu see garri wey get 100% fibre to drink sotay you wan chop cereals wey you nu wetin dey inside....u nu say naija laws are met for poor man...
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Diamond4u at 11:43 PM, 23 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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f
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feyee at 12:50 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: Unikpearl on 10:33 PM, 23 Feb 12
Poor man wey steal maggi,dem go show him face 4 crowd fighter
rich man wey steal money, we no dey see their face 4 crowd fighter
you are right....but actually its CRIME fighter not CROWD!
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stevpromise at 12:52 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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God please have mercy on him,is the cause of the devil.please my bro,try to be prayerful,there is nothing the devil can not do
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kingpago at 02:20 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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Just hunger,Nothing else
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deboalabi262 at 03:14 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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Poverty at its best.....

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Nakpoi at 04:22 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: feyee on 12:50 AM, 24 Feb 12
you are right....but actually its CRIME fighter not CROWD!

What is going to do chewing gun, foolish man.
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fuckinjoe at 05:34 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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these are the effects of laziness on humans........... after your finish serving your jail term, pls get yourself busy with job and stop been a nuisance to the society........

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Unikpearl at 05:50 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: Regenesis on 11:24 PM, 23 Feb 12
It's always like that ....just pathetic.
abi o
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Unikpearl at 06:16 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: feyee on 12:50 AM, 24 Feb 12
you are right....but actually its CRIME fighter not CROWD!
OK
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Naijaneedfood at 07:03 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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NAWAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
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GOLDENMEDAH at 07:48 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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rubbish....
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ajanni at 07:51 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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fair judgement
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priceless87 at 07:57 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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Jail someone because of chewing gum Huh? Huh?

what have they done to our governors, senators, ministers, presidents? etc for all the money they've stolen.

This is not fair at all. who be that lawyer wey pass this kind judgement Huh? Huh? Huh?
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dickman2 at 08:31 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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see life...
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starlove1 at 08:38 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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you are a poor man  why do you have to think of stealing chewing gum. you can fine another thing is gum poor man you don see your life.
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ajanni at 08:46 AM, 24 Feb 12 (5 years ago)
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jobless young man
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