A Magistrates’ Court in Evbouriaria in Benin City, Edo state has sentenced a 22-year-old man Sylvester Livinus to four months in prison for stealing 10 catfishes.

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Sylvester was arrested for stealing 10 of this

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Chief Magistrate C.E. Oghuma also gave the convict N 5, 000 option of fine.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Olatoye Oluwaseun, told the court that the accused committed the offence on September 18, at about 2:45p.m. at No. 1, Toronto St. Benin.

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Oluwaseun said the catfishes belonged to Noma Okunbor and were valued at N10, 000.

He said the offence contravened Section 309 (9) of the Criminal Code.

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