Zaria Man Bags 30 Months Jail Term, 12 Strokes Of Cane For Theft, Trespass

Must Read

Supreme Court Upholds Simon Lalong’s Victory As Plateau Governor

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of Simon Lalong in the March 2019 Plateau State Governorship election. The...

Manchester United Goalkeeper Involved In Ghastly Car Accident

Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero has been involved in a car crash near the club’s Carrington training ground on...

PDP Congratulates Nigerians As Supreme Court Upholds Tambuwal’s Victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal and Nigerians on the affirmation...

El-Rufai Approves Free Primary, Secondary School Education In Kaduna

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, has ordered that primary and secondary children in the state be exempted from paying...

Nigerians Blast EFCC For Arresting Clubgoers In Ibadan

Nigerians have taken to Twitter to register their displeasure about the recent arrest made by the Economic and Financial...
daniel
Ardent Reader, News Freak, Socio-Political Commentator, Archaeologist & Pro-Democrat.

JailA Magistrate’s Court, siting at Yan-Azara, Tudun-Wada, Zaria, Kaduna State, has convicted Lukman Ibrahim, 27, of Turunku Road, Tudun-Wada, Zaria, to two years and six months for trespass and theft.

The Magistrate, Mohammed Abdurrahman, who handed out the sentence when the accused pleaded guilty to the charge, also orders that he be given 12 lashes.

Abdurrahman sentenced the accused person to six months imprisonment or an option of N15,000 fine for trespass and two years imprisonment with 12 lashes for theft.

He, however, did not give him an option of fine for the offence of theft.

The Prosecutor, Sgt Ibrahim Mohammed, had told the court that one Rebeca Amadu of Rimin Tsiwa Estate, Tudun-Wada, reported to Tudun-Wada Police Station that the accused person trespassed into her room.

Mohammed said the accused stole the complainant’s laptop valued at N70,000, hand purse containing N2,500, and Techno handset valued at N19,000.

The prosecutor said all the stolen items were recovered from the accused except the money, which he said, he had spent.

He said the offence contravened Section 342 and 386 Penal Code.

The accused pleaded guilty to the offence and appealed for leniency, promising not to repeat the offence.

Mohammed had told the court that the accused person was a habitual criminal and that this was the third time he was brought before the court. (NAN)

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -