Court remands man, 25, for stealing rail clips

A Magistrates’ Court Kafanchan, Kaduna State, on ordered a 25-year-old man, Danjuma Didam, be remanded a correctional facility after he confessed stealing 22 pieces rail pandrol clips.

Didam was charged by the police with criminal trespass and theft, an offence under sections 327 and 270 the Kaduna State Penal Code.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Isah Hassan, had told the court that a railway staff, Akwanga Patrick, arrested and brought the defendant the station, on July 13.

Hassan said the defendant was caught by the complainant the Kafanchan railway track after removing 22 pieces pandrol clips, valued N88, 000.

When the were read him, he pleaded guilty and begged the court for leniency.

The judge, Michael Bawa, adjourned the matter until July 27, for summary trial the defendant.