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Court sentences man to 2 years in prison for escaping from lawful custody

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Osogbo, April 29,2019 A Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo on Monday sentenced a 26-year-old man, Badmus Kazeem, to two years in prison for escaping from lawful custody.

The police charged Kazeem  with unlawful escape from Ilesa Prison .

Magistrate  Aishat Oloyade held that the court sentenced Kazeem with out an option to pay a fine due to the magnitude of the offence.

Earlier, the Prosecutor, ASP Fagboyinbo Abiodun, told the court that Kazzem committed the offence on Jan. 2, at Ilesa prison, Osun.

Abiodun said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 135 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 vol. 11 , Laws of Osun, 2003.

The convict who had no legal representation in court, pleaded guilty to charge.

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