A 47-year-old man, Adebayo Kehinde has been sentenced to six years imprisonment for stealing sixty tubers of yam.

Adebayo was arrested and prosecuted by men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Ila Division on a three-count charge bordering on theft.

Adebayo at arraignment pleaded guilty to the charges proffered against him.

The suspect, who was arrested on the 25th of October 2017, was sentenced to two years imprisonment on each charge.

Adebayo is to run jail terms concurrently with option of paying 30,000 Naira as fine.

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