A Grade 1 Space Court, Kado, Abuja, on Wednesday, sentenced a person, Yaro Abu, 29, to seven months imprisonment for prison breach of belief and dishonest.
Abu, who’s a resident of Kado village, was arraigned on a two-count cost of breach of belief and dishonest.
The presiding decide, Alhaji Ahmed Ado, nonetheless, gave him an choice of nice to pay the sum of N7, 000.
He additionally ordered him to pay the sum of N8, 000 to the nominal complainant, as compensation.
Ado warned him to desist from committing crimes, saying that the punishment would function a deterrent to different can be offenders.
Earlier than the judgment was delivered, Abu, who had pleaded responsible to the cost, prayed the courtroom to mood justice with mercy, blaming the financial recession for his motion.
Earlier, the Police Prosecutor, Judith Obatomi, informed the courtroom that one Umaru Elijah, of the identical tackle with the convict, reported the matter on the Kado police station on July 10.
Obatomi stated that the complainant on June eight, contracted the convict to construct a batcher for him at Kado village and he charged him N8,000 out of which N6, 500 was given prematurely.
After accumulating the cash, he escaped to an unknown vacation spot till he was seen and arrested within the space on July 10.
Obatomi stated through the police investigation, all efforts made for him to refund the cash proved abortive.
The offence is punishable below Sections 312 and 322 of the Penal Code. (NAN)