By Ugochi Ugochukwu
He said that the sentence would serve as a deterrent to others.
“I did not steal the generator sir, I saw the generator and borrow inside the bush close to the site where I am working.
“ Please sir, forgive me, I’m so sorry for my actions. Ihotu pleaded’’
The prosecution counsel, Mrs Ijeoma Ukagha, told the court that on Jan.16 at about 4 a.m a team of Policemen led by Insp. Kawu Ndako of Utako Police Station while on patrol, received a distress call from the FCT command to assist a police office, who arrested the convict in Jabi.
Ukagha said that during police investigation Ihotu could not give a satisfactory account of himself and the said property.
The prosecutor said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 319 of the Penal Code.