July 10, 2024

Tailor jailed 6 months for stealing a car


A Wuse Zone III Senior Magistrates ‘ Court on Wednesday sentenced a 40-year-old tailor, Yusuf Isa to six months imprisonment for stealing a car.

Isa was sentenced after he pleaded guilty to stealing a vehicle.

Senior Magistrate Amauche Onyedum, sentenced him to six months in prison after his counsel, Peace Christopher pleaded an allocutus on his behalf.

” The defendant is hereby sentenced to six months imprisonment in Keffi Correctional facility without option of fine “ the magistrate said.

Earlier, Donatus Abbah, Prosecuting counsel, told the court that on June 2, at about 8 p.m Ismail Umar parked his Toyota Hilux in the University of Abuja main campus.

Abbah said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 287 of the Penal Code law.

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