Traders jailed for stealing phone

One Ibrahim Musa and Yusuf Aliyu has bagged two years jail term after being sentenced by an Upper Area Court at Kasuwan Nama in Jos, the Plateau State capital

Police charged Musa and Aliyu, both traders, with conspiracy and theft, offencenwhich contravened the provisions of sections 59 and 272 of the Plateau Penal Code Law.

On Friday, the Magistrate, Daniel Damulak convicted the duo after they pleaded guilty and ordered them to pay a fine of N35,000 each.

Ibrahim Gokwat, prosecuting officer, told the court that the case was reported at the Laranto Police Station on May 31.

The complaint was filed by Sani Muazu of Sabin Layi in Jos.

Gokwat said the defendants broke into Muazu’s room and stole a cell phone worth N43,000 and the lawyer disclosed that during a police investigation, the phone was recovered from the convicts.



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