Court jails man for selling Indian hemp

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KAIMA – A Magistrate Court in Kaiama, Kwara Thursday Sofianu Ahmed year imprisonment for selling Indian hemp.

The Magistrate, Ibrahim Dasuki, held that the convict should serve the jail term without an option fine serve as deterrent others.

He handed down the sentence after Ahmed  pleaded guilty a count-charge using premises to sell Indian  hemp.

The offence, he said, contravened Section 9 the Indian  Hemp Act,  2004.

The Police , Cpl. Adah Michael, had told the court that a of detectives led by DSP Christoper Okun of the Kaiama Divisional arrested the convict at Aboki village in Kaiama Local Government Area while selling Indian hemp.

She said the convict  confessed to have been in the business for two years. (NAN)