July 14, 2024

Jos bus conductors jailed 3 months for fighting in public

An Area Court in Jos on Tuesday, sentenced two persons, Isah Abubakar and Abdulrazak Salihu, to three months imprisonment each for fighting in public and constituting a nuisance.

The judge, Shawomi Bokkos, sentenced the convicts after they pleaded guilty to the offence.

The judge, however, gave the convicts an option of N 10,000 fine each or three months imprisonment for disturbing the peace of the public.

Earlier, the police prosecutor, Insp Monday Dabit, told the court that information was received at the Laranto police station that the convicts were engaged in a fight behind the St Augustine Major Seminary.

Dabit said that during the police investigation, the suspects confessed to the crime.

The police prosecutor said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 83 of the Plateau State Penal Code Law of Northern Nigeria. (NAN)

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