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Scavenger bags 1 month imprisonment for trespassing into international school



Scavenger bags 1 month imprisonment for trespassing into international school

A Karmo Grade I Area Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced a 24-year-old scavenger, Abah Ahmed, to one month imprisonment for criminally trespassing into Nurul Bayan International School premises in Wuse.

Ahmed who resides in Wuse II, is charged with two counts of criminal trespass and attempt to commit an offence.

In his ruling, the Judge, Alhaji Inuwa Maiwada sentenced Ahmed after he pleaded guilty to the offence and begged the court for leniency.

The Judge, however, gave Ahmed an option to pay a N5, 000 as fine and warned him to desist from committing crimes.

Earlier in his plea for mercy, the convict said that he made a mistake

However, the Prosecutor, Mrs Ijeoma Ukagha told the court that Ahmed committed the offence on Dec.12, 2019.

Ukagha said that one Abubakar Ibrahim of Nurul Bayan International School, Zone 5 Wuse, Abuja, reported the case at Utako police station.

She informed the court that at 7. 25 p.m., the defendant intentionally trespassed into Nurul Bayan International School premises to commit an offence of theft.

The Prosecutor said Ahmed was arrested with handed over to the police.,

Ukagha said that the offence contravened the provisions of sections 348 and 95 of the Penal Code

Edited by: Sadiya Hamza



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