A magistrate court in Osogbo, Osun State, yesterday convicted a 24-year-old man, Azeez Sodiq, for stealing a phone. The police prosecutor, Taiwo Adegoke, told the court that Sodiq stole the phone from one Yusuf Abiodun at Oke-Fia, Osogbo.

Adegoke said the accused person removed the phone from Yusuf’s pocket, destroyed the SIM and unlocked the phone. The prosecutor added that the phone was, however, tracked and recovered from the accused person. Sodiq pleaded guilty to the offence as charged. His counsel, Abosede Dada, prayed the court to be lenient with him. Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara convicted Sodiq and remanded him in police custody till  September.

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