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Woman bags 5 years for kidnapping 2-year-old child

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An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ court sitting in Lagos, on Friday, sentenced a 35-year-old woman, Jumoke Adesida to five years in prison 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.

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.

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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