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Man Bags Six Months Imprisonment For Stealing Yams



Man Bags Six Months Imprisonment For Stealing Yams


Abuja: A Dutse Grade 1 Area, Abuja on Friday sentenced a 20 years old man, Aliyu Musa to six months imprisonment for stealing yams valued at N1000,000.

The judge, Mr Suleiman Mohammed jailed Musa of no fixed address after he pleaded guilty to the one count charge of theft.

He, however, gave him an option of 25,000 fine.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Mr Tunde Arowolo had told the court that the matter was reported at the Bwari Police Station by one Auta Musa of Kuchiko village in Niger state, on December 17, 2019.

According to Arowolo, Musa on the said date, stole the complaint’s yams valued at N100,000.

“The prosecutor said that during the police investigation, 10 tubers of the yams were recovered from the defendant.

He said that the offence contravened Section 287 of the Penal Code.


Comrade Kelly Gilor is a graduate of Communication Management from Delta State university (Delsu), Abraka. He believes in Justice and Equity with Good Governance. He is an activist of the Niger Delta.

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