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Tilers Jailed Three Months For Stealing Wrappers

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Two tilers, on Wednesday have been sentenced to three months’ imprisonment each  by a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for stealing wrappers worth N150,000.

The Suspects Abdullahi Bala, 17, and Fahad Ibrahim, 20, were given an option of fine by the Magistrate, Mr Ibrahim Emmanuel.

Emmanuel warned them to desist from committing crimes, and ordered that the wrappers should be returned to the owner.

The accused had pleaded guilty to a three-count charge of conspiracy, break-in and stealing.

Sgt. Chris Leo, the prosecutor admonished the court to try them summarily under Section 286 sub 2 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015.

According to Leo, the convicts committed the offences on July 18 at Ungwan Rimi Road, Kaduna.

He said that the convicts broke into a shop belonging to Mr Abdulmalik Rabiu and stole the wrappers.
“They ran to an unknown destination until they were seen and arrested on July 20 with the said wrappers,” he said.

The prosecutor noted that the offences contravenes sections 117, 174 and 347 of the Penal Code, Law of Kaduna State, 2017.

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