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Man jailed 1 year , 12 strokes of cane for stealing motorcycle
|Man jailed 1 year , 12 strokes of cane for stealing motorcycle by Editor: 12:00 am On March 2, 2017|
Gwagwalada (FCT) – An Upper Area Court sitting in Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory, on Thursday, sentenced a 27-year-old man, Umar Alhassan, to one year imprisonment for stealing a motorcycle.
The court also ordered that the convict should be given 12 strokes of cane.
The judge, however, gave him an option to pay a fine of N20, 000 for the jail term.
Tanko told the court that the convict went to the Redeemed Church opposite Government Secondary School, Dagiri in Gwagwalada and stole a red Yamaha motorcycle valued at N120,000.
He said that the convict was sighted at Tafa-Kaduna road with the motorcycle and that during police investigation, he confessed to have committed the offence.
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