Edo court orders driver, two traders to cut grass for three days


A Mobile Court in Uselu, Egor Local Government Area of Edo, on Saturday, sentenced two traders and a driver to community service for displaying wares and parking vehicle in unauthorised places.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Mutairu Oare, handed down sentence after they had pleaded guilty.

Oare directed the convicts to cut grass at the unused Government House gate on Golf Road, GRA, Benin, for one hour for three days.

He, however, gave the traders, Francis Nwatu and Emmanuel Lele, an option of N3,000 fine each and the driver, Monday Imaduvbanyi, an option of N10,000 fine.

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The chief magistrate ordered that the vehicle be…

Source: Nigerian Tribune