Abdulhamid Eldow was handed a curfew and ordered to attend drug rehabilitation

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A 53-year-old who stole 23 jars of coffee, 30 chocolate bars, 120 packets of chewing gum has been sentenced.

Abdulhamid Eldow, of Perth Road in Leyton, faced four separate charges of theft over a period of two months earlier this year.

Between September and November, he stole 23 jars of coffee and four packets of steak worth £84, medication worth £122.43, 21 chocolate bars worth £58.70 and 120 packets of chewing gum worth £50.40.

The items were all stolen from different supermarkets in Waltham Forest and surrounding boroughs.

At Thames Magistrates' Court he was placed under an electronically monitored curfew, during which he must remain at his home between 8pm and 6am daily for a period of 30 days.

He was also ordered to participate in education and training for 10 days and drug dependency rehabilitation for nine months.

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9:57am Fri 6 Dec 13

Billy Yerache says...

I hope that this is a wake up call and he chews over his actions.
I hope that this is a wake up call and he chews over his actions. Billy Yerache

4:55pm Fri 6 Dec 13

cynicalsue says...

Tough sentence. I bet he's learned his lesson. Not.
Tough sentence. I bet he's learned his lesson. Not. cynicalsue

3:36pm Sun 8 Dec 13

myopinioncounts says...

If he had been 'banged up' and kept away from drugs until clean it would have made more sense.
If he had been 'banged up' and kept away from drugs until clean it would have made more sense. myopinioncounts

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