Man Sentenced To 5month Imprisonment For Stealing Phone

A 20-year-old man, Babangida Mohammed, is to spend the next five months in prison for stealing a mobile phone, a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja ruled on Friday.

Delivering judgment, the judge, Alhaji Inuwa Maiwada, said that since the defendant had pleaded guilty to the charge, the court had no option than to sentence him accordingly.

Maiwada warned the convict to desist from committing crimes after serving his prison term and also ordered him to pay N15, 000 as compensation to the complainant.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mohammed, of no fixed address, was sentenced on a two-count charge of joint act and theft..