A Chief Magistrates Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, has sentenced one 19-year-old Sunday David to six months’ imprisonment and 5 strokes of cane for stealing two telephones and N13,500.
The Presiding Judge, Mr Abdulaziz Ibrahim, however, gave the teen an alternative of N20, 000 fine.
David had pleaded responsible to trespass and theft, opposite to Sections 333 and 271 of the Kaduna State Penal Code.
The prosecutor, Insp Johnson Ibudu, had instructed the courtroom that one Mr Sunday Hillary said the case to the police on April 4.
Ibudu stated that the complainant alleged that an unknown individual trespassed into the residence of one Mr Anthony Diam and made away with Tecno and Fero phones as properly as N13, 500.
He stated that all through an investigation, the police determined that David committed the crime.
The prosecutor had prayed the courtroom to strive David summarily in line with Section 125(8) of the Administration of Criminal Justice, following his responsible plea.