Palm oil seller bags 3 months in prison for cheating supplier




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ZUBA – An Upper Area in Zuba, FCT, sentenced a palm seller, Sadiya Mohammed, to three months in prison for cheating her supplier N177,500.

Mohammed who resides at Sabon Wuse, Niger, was arraigned counts criminal breach trust and cheating.

The , Malam Aminu Sa’ad, sentenced Mohammed after he pleaded guilty.

Sa’ad however, gave the an option N15,000 fine.

Earlier the prosecutor, Sgt. Haruna Danlami, told the Nov. 1, 2013, Hajiya Khadija Yahaya of Sabon Wuse, Niger, the matter at the Zuba .

Danlami said Yahaya told the police sometimes in September 2013, she supplied the with palm worth N177,500.

He told the the collected the palm and refused to pay her.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 312 and 322 of the Penal Code. (NAN