• Court jails applicant 2 months for stealing street lamp

    Court jails applicant 2 months for stealing street lamp

    A Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Friday sentenced a 25-year-old applicant, Salisu Ali, to two months imprisonment for stealing a street security lamp.

    Ali of no fixed address was arraigned on a one-count charge of theft.

    The Senior Magistrate, Teribo Jim, convicted Ali after he pleaded guilty and begged the court to temper justice with mercy.

    Jim, however, did not give the convict an option to pay a fine, hold that the sentence would serve as a deterrent to others.

    Prosecutor […]