Young Man condemned in court for “stealing” chicken

An Upper Area Court sitting at Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Friday, condemned a 17-year-old bricklayer, David Akubu, to a year detainment for taking a chicken.

The Magistrate, Mr Daniel Damulak, who condemned Akubu after he confessed to the offense, notwithstanding, gave him a choice to pay N10,000 fine.

He additionally requested the convict to pay N5,000 to the complainant as remuneration.

He said that the judgment would fill in as an obstruction to the people who might need to enjoy criminal demonstrations.

Prior, the examiner, Mr Ibrahim Gokwat, let the court know that the case was accounted for at the Laranto Police Station, Jos, on Dec. 8, 2021, by Mrs Esther Dazam of Farin Gada.

The investigator said that the convict took the chicken, cooked it and ate it with his companions.

The investigator said that the offense repudiated Section 271 of the Plateau State Penal Code, Law (NAN)

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