A Kano Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Rijiyar Zaki on Monday
sentenced one Rabiu S., 22, to 30 months imprisonment for theft of
The Senior Magistrate, Aminu Fagge, sentenced Rabiu to two years and six months after he pleaded guilty to a one-count charge.
Fagge did not give the convict of Aisami Quarters in Kano an option of fine.
Yusuf Sale had told the court that Surajo Umar of Kurna Quarters, Kano,
reported the case to Nasarawa Police Division, Kano, on Sept. 16.
said on the same date at about 8PM the convict went to the
complainant’s business place at Gidan Gashash Singer Market Kano.
said Sani “used razor blade and tore the sack where the complainant
Umar kept his goods and stole one roll of bath room slippers containing
35 pairs valued N6,000″.
Sale also told the court that the
convict was charged for theft at Chief Magistrate Court and sentenced to
three months imprisonment or a fine of N10,000 on February 5, 2016.
He added that Sani was also sentenced to six months imprisonment or a fine of N20,000 at the same court on April 7, for theft.
prosecutor said this was the fourth time the accused was arraigned for
theft this year, stressing that the offence contravened Section 285 of
the Penal Code.