Two farm workers sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing catfish worth N606K

Two farm workers have been handed prison sentences totaling 18 months after being found guilty of stealing a significant number of catfish from their employer’s property.

The Magistrates Court in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, delivered the verdict, underscoring the severity of the crime and the consequences that follow.

Adegoke Akinleye and Adediran Adewole, former employees at a farm situated in Ilewo, Abeokuta, were charged with felony and theft of catfish valued at N606,000. Justice O.O. Odumosu presided over the case, delivering the judgment on Wednesday.