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News Africa : Court jails woman for kidnapping 2-year-old girl


Court jails woman for kidnapping 2-year-old girl
A 35-year-old woman, Jumoke Adesida has been ordered to go and cool off her feet at the Prisons by an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ court sitting in Lagos, on Friday, for a period of five years for kidnapping a two-year-old girl.



The prosecutor, Insp. Adeshina Adesanya had told the court that the convict committed the offence on June 22, at 9am at Community Road, Odogunyan in Ikorodu.
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He said that the convict kidnapped the two-year-old daughter of Mrs Aminat Abidoye.
Adesanya said the offence contravened Section 277 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
Meanwhile, while delivering judgment, Chief Magistrate, A. Ipaye-Nwachukwu, sentenced Adesida without an option of fine.
“The accused is hereby found guilty and convicted for abduction, which is punishable under section 277 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State,” Ipaye-Nwachukwu ruled.
She also ordered that the convict should serve the jail term at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison.

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