By Blessing Ibegbu
Abuja, – A Karu Upper Area Court, Abuja on Wednesday sentenced two men to nine months imprisonment each for stealing gym equipment.
The convicts Timothy Paul, 23 and Godspower Nicodemus, 22 pleases guilty to criminal conspiracy and theft.
The judge, Ishaq Hassan, gave the convicts N25,000 option of fine each.
He, however, ordered that the convicts should pay N317,000 each as compensation .
Earlier, the Prosecution counsel, Olarewaju Osho told the court that the complainant, Alabi Okubukola of Asokoro, Abuja reported the matter at the Asokoro Police Station on Nov. 9, at about 6p.m.
Osho said the convicts stole the complainant’s gym equipment worth N952,000.
The prosecutor said that during police investigation, the convicts confessed to had committed the offence.
The offence, he said contravened sections 97 and 288 of the Penal Code (NAN)