Teenager bags 3 months imprisonment for possession of stolen generator set



A Karu Grade 1 Area court sitting on Tuesday sentenced an 18--old boy, Nemeya Labar  to three months in prison for being in possession of a power generating set to have been stolen.

The convict who had no fixed address,  had pleaded guilty to the  charge.

The Judge, Justice  Inuwa Maiwada, however, gave the convict an option of N15,000 and warned him to desist committing crime.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Mr  Ayotunde Adeyanju told the court convict arrested on July 17.

According to him, the convict found with one yellow Sumac Model Generating Set, to have been  stolen but the value is yet to be ascertained.

The prosecutor said  the convict confessed during interrogation  to have stolen the generating set from place.

said the contravened Section 319 of the Penal Code (NAN).