Trader bags 6 months imprisonment for damaging laptop



A Central Area Court in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Tuesday, sentenced a 19-year-old , trader Aliyu Usman to six months imprisonment for destroying a laptop.

A panel of two Magistrates, Ghazali Adam and Hyacinth Dolnaan, sentenced Usman after he pleaded guilty to criminal mischief.

Magistrates Adam and Dolnaan, however, gave Usman an option to pay a fine of N10,000 or spend six months in prison.

panel also ordered convict to pay N20,000 as compensation to complainant.

Earlier, Prosecution Counsel, Monday Dabit told court that case was reported at the ‘C’ Police Station on June. 26, by  Zakaria Dahir of Rikkos Jos was the complainant.

Dabit said that convict got intoxicated and destroyed laptop N 55,000.

said that contravened provisions of Section 313 of the Plateau State Penal Code Law (NAN)