*Petty Trader Sentenced To One Year Imprisonment Over Wheelbarrows – Details*

Petty Trader Sentenced To One Year Imprisonment Over Wheelbarrows – Details.

It was reliably reported that a 20-year-old trader, Abubakar Sani, was on Thursday sentenced to one year imprisonment by a Jos Magistrates’ Court in Plateau State for stealing seven wheelbarrows.

Thenewskingdom gathered that Magistrate Shawomi Bokkos, sentenced Sani after he pleaded guilty to theft.

According to information, the magistrate gave the convict an option to pay N20,000 or spend six months in prison and ordered him to pay N4,000,000:00 compensation to the complainant or spend another six months in default.

Inspector Ibrahim Geokat was earlier told the court that the case was reported on 11th of May, at the Laranto Police Station Jos by the complainants, Adamu Ahmed and Babayo Mohammed.

According to the prosecutor, the convict stole the wheelbarrows worth N417,000 and sold them to one Babangida Mohammed, now at large.

The offence, according to him, is punishable under the Plateau state Penal Code Law.

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