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Labourer bags two years imprisonment for stealing gas cylinder

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Friday sentenced a 19-year-old labourer, Gyang Raymond, to two years imprisonment for stealing 12kg gas cylinder and mug cups.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Man jailed for stealing electricity bulb

A Karmo Grade I Area Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday, sentenced one Saidu Ahmadu to three weeks in prison for housebreaking and theft of a light bulb.
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Gang uses 14-year-old boy for robbery operations in Gombe

A 14-year-old primary five pupil was among 21 crime suspects arrested by the police in Gombe, the SP Mary Malum, the Public Relations Officer of the police command in the state, said on Tuesday.

Corps member secures release of jailed commercial motorcyclist

Samuel Oni, a National Youth Services Corps (NYSC) member serving in Osun, on Monday said he had, through his community development project (the Rehab Project), secured the release of a 29-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Olagunju Segun, accused of housebreaking and stealing from Ilesha Prison.

South Africa recorded 1.5 million household crime

More than 1.5 million incidences of household crime recorded in South Africa in 2017/18 period, an increase of five per cent compared to the previous year, the Victims of Crime Survey (VOCS) said on Thursday.

Court jails businessman for stealing church chairs

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a 36-year-old businessman, Olaleye Olatola, be remanded in Kiriliri prison, pending his sentence.

Police arrest 35 over death of 16 persons in Anambra cult war

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Garba Umar, on Tuesday, said that 16 persons were killed following gun battle between two rival cult groups in Awka, the state capital in two weeks.

Court grants N400,000 bail to 2 men accused of theft

A Karu Grade 1 Area Court in FCT on Monday granted bail to two men accused of stealing two air conditioners valued N400, 000.

Court jails labourer 18 months for stealing television set

An Upper Area Court sitting in Masaka, Nasarawa State, on Tuesday sentenced a 23-year-old labourer, Yusuf Ismail, to 18 months imprisonment for stealing a television set.

20 South Africa inmates escape during police truck ambush

An armed gang freed 20 prisoners in South Africa by ambushing a police truck transporting them from court back to their cells, authorities said Wednesday.

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