Choose Frees Hungry Man Who Was Charged With Stealing Candy Potatoes Inside Church
A 26-year-old man, Sulaityo John, who was charged with stealing 5 tubers of candy potatoes inside a church, has been freed by a Grade I Space Courtroom in Kabusa, Abuja.
John, who resides in Durumi, Abuja, was charged with theft.
He had pleaded responsible to the cost, saying he was hungry when he stole the potatoes.
Whereas delivering the judgment on Thursday, the Choose, Malam Abubakar Sadiq, mentioned: ”Having seen the small amount of the candy potatoes concerned, the court docket shall be lenient on you.
“You’re, hereby, let out and warned by no means to commit such an act once more.
“Subsequent time if such a prison cost is introduced earlier than the court docket in opposition to you once more, severe motion shall be taken in opposition to you.
“You’re additionally henceforth warned by no means to go to the church premises once more.”
Earlier, Mr O.S. Osho, the Prosecution Counsel, mentioned the offence contravenes the provisions of Part 288 of the Penal Code.
Osho instructed the court docket that the defendant stole the 5 tubers of candy potatoes from the church premises.
He defined that in the course of the police investigation, the defendant had confessed to committing the crime.