• Labourers bag 14-month imprisonment for stealing rice

    Labourers bag 14-month imprisonment for stealing rice

    A Jos Chief Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday sentenced two labourers, Friday Duro, 21, and Friday Audu, 22, to 14 months in prison for stealing a bag of rice.

    The duo, who reside at Jenta Adamu Street in Jos, are facing a two-count charge of criminal trespass and theft.

    The Magistrate, Mr Jovita Binjin, sentenced them after they pleaded guilty to the crime and pleaded for leniency.

    In their plea they said that hunger led them to crime.

    “It was hunger that led us to […]