A man jailed for 30months,get 12 lashes for stealing a TECNO phone.........

A Magistrate’s Court, siting at Yan-Azara, Tudun-Wada, Zaria, Kaduna State, has convicted one Lukman Ibrahim,27years, 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.

Source: Punch
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