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”Suya” Seller Jailed 30 Days For Attempted Car Theft


By Blessing Odega

Jos, – An Area  Court in Jos on Friday sentenced  a ‘suya” seller, Sani Ali, 50, to 30 days  imprisonment for  attempted car theft.

A panel of judges made up of Malam Sadqi Adam and Mr Hyacenth Dolnanan, sentenced the convict  after  he pleaded guilty to  theft and begged the court for leniency.

The judges gave the convict an option of N 10,000 fine.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Monday Dabit, told the court that the case was reported at the  ‘A’ Division  Police station on Oct.21, by Mr  Audu Julius.

He said that the convic forcefully opened the complsinant’s car door and attempted to drive off with the car.

The prosecutor further told the court that during police investigation Ali confessed to the crime of attempted car theft.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 333 and 57 of the penal code Plateau State Penal Code law of Northern Nigeria. (NAN)

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