Fair Judgment Court jails man for stealing church's air conditioner

The judge assigned to the case, offered the convict an option of receiving seven strokes of cane or to pay a N12,000 fine.

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Abdulkarim Buhari, has been sentenced to seven weeks in Prison by a Gudu Upper Area Court, Abuja, for stealing an air conditioner belonging to a church.

The convict was arraigned at the court on Thursday, August 18, 2016, the day he also received the judgment, Daily Post reports.

Inspector Sunday Lubolagbe, reportedly relayed the matter to the Apo Police Station on behalf of the Redeemed Church, Lokogoma.

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Buhari, who lives in Ruga village, entered the premises of the church and made away with the item.

According to the Daily Post, Babajide Olanipekun, who is the prosecutor on the case, stated that the crime contravenes against sections 348 and 299 of the Penal Code.

Umar Kagarko, the judge assigned to the case, ordered that the convict be given seven strokes of cane or an option to pay N12,000 as fine.

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