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Student docked for allegedly stealing wallet


MARARABA (NASARAWA STATE) – A 20-year-old student, Isiaku David, was on Monday arraigned before a Grade 1 Area Court in Aso Pada, Nasarawa State, for allegedly stealing a wallet.
The accused, who resides at Tudun Wada, Mararaba, is facing a one-count charge of theft.
According to the prosecutor, Cpl. Friday Adaji, the matter was reported at the A Divisional Police Station, by one Vinige John of Behind Orange Market, Mararaba.
Adaji told the court that John carried the accused on his motorcycle from Tudun Wada Baushe to Tudun Wada.
“While on transit, David stole the complainant’s wallet, containing N7, 500. 00 and his driver’s license from his side jacket pocket.” Adaji alleged.
He said the offence contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Penal Code.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that if found guilty the accused may be sentenced to three years imprisonment.
The accused pleaded not guilty and the judge, Mr Albert Maga, granted him bail in the sum of N100, 000 ,with one surety in like sum.
He adjourned further hearing till Jan. 12, 2014 (NAN)

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