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Shariah court gives 2 men 3-months jail term for Wheelbarrow theft



Two men who stole a wheelbarrow and a fan in a mosque has been sentenced to 3 months imprisonment by a Shariah Court II in Bauchi.

Barrister Mukhtar Bellos who was the presiding judge, separately found the convicts guilty of the offences they were charged with.

15 months imprisonment judgement was given to a 25-year-old man, for stealing fan from a mosque in Dass Park within the metropolis.

The convict, Salisu Aliyu, pleaded guilty to the charges brought against him.

Bellos sentenced Aliyu to 15 months imprisonment with an option of fine of N30,000 and 30 lashes of cane before the court.

In the second judgement, Bellos sentenced one Abduljalal Sadiq to seven months imprisonment for stealing a wheelbarrow.

The judge said the convict has an option of paying N7,000 and 12 lashes before the court.

Sadiq admitted to have stolen the wheelbarrow and sold it out to metal collectors.

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