Ekpenyong Lucky will not be smelling the air of freedom for sometime as he will be cooling his heels behind bars.

He allowed his 'long throat' to put him into trouble after he was sentenced to prison for stealing N4, 000 belonging to one Mrs. Esther Noah.

Lucky was said to have burgled Esther's shop along Akowonjo Road in Shasha, stolen the money and escaped.

However, while he was escaping, he was caught and handed over to the police at Shasha Division who detained him. 

Bounce News gathered from police sources that it was not the first time Lucky had committed such a crime and escaped. 

Lucky was charged before the Ejigbo Magistrates court for the alleged offence.

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He pleaded guilty and asked for leniency before the court.

The prosecutor asked that the court should give a short date for fact and sentence since Lucky pleaded guilty.

The Presiding Magistrate, Mr. K.J. Layeni upheld the prosecutor’s motion and adjourned for facts and sentence.

Meanwhile the court ordered that Ekpenyong Lucky be remanded in prison custody pending when the facts will be presented to the court and he will sentenced accordingly.

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