A Gwagwalada Senior Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced Rebecca Danjuma, 25 and Andrew Magdem, 23, to 12 strokes of cane each for stealing nine split AC units, and three orthopedic mattresses from a hotel.
The police charged Danjuma, Magdem and Lamba Ayuba with criminal trespass, joint act and theft.
While Danjuma and Magdem pleaded guilty, Ayuba pleaded not guilty.
Senior Magistrate Muhammad Munir in his judgment, also sentenced Danjuma and Magdem to 30 months imprisonment each.
Magistrate Munir sentenced Sanjuma and Magdem with an option of fine.
“ On count one they are sentenced to six months imprisonment or an option of N50,000 fine, while on count two the defendants are sentenced to two years imprisonment or an option of N150,000 fine.
“On count three the defendants are sentenced to 12 strokes of cane each.
“The convicts are to pay a compensation of N1.315, 500 million each to the complainant”, he ruled.
Munir admitted the third…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper