Man gets eight strokes of cane for stealing 10 chickens

Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that one Adamu Isah‎ be given eight strokes of the cane for stealing 10 live chickens. The Magistrate, Ibrahim Emmanuel, warned him to desist from committing crimes and be of good behaviour henceforth. The convict pleaded guilty to criminal trespass and theft and begged the court for leniency, promising to be of good behaviour. Isah was charged with a three-count charge of criminal conspiracy, trespass, and theft. Earlier, the prosecutor, Chidi Leo told the court that Sani Rabiu reported the matter at the Gabasawa Police Station on May 13. He said the defendant

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