Abuja - A Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’
Court, Abuja, on Friday sentenced one Adeniyi Taofic, a mechanic, to four years
imprisonment for stealing a car.
Taofic was convicted after pleading guilty to the charge, and appealed for
The Senior Magistrate, Shuaibu Ahmed, however, remanded one Kudu Ibrahim and
Joseph Femi, who were docked with Taofic, after they denied committing the
Ibrahim and Feme were remanded in prison custody pending further
The magistrate did not give the convict an option of fine, because according to
him, the convict has criminal records with the Police.
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The prosecutor, John Ijagbemi of Legal Department of Police Command of the
Federal Capital Territory, had told the court that one Abraham Anunobi reported
the matter at Wuse Police Station on Oct. 27.
He said that the convict conspired with the two others and stole a Toyota
Corolla 2005 model, with registration number FD 354 ABC, belonging to the
Ijagbemi said that the complainant was at the National Hospital chapel for a
programme when the convict and his accomplices fabricated a master car key and
stole the car.
He said that the vehicle was found a week later on the way to Jos when they
were taking it to Jos, Plateau.
Ahmed adjourned the case till Nov. 27.