A Magistrates’ Court sitting at Karu in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, yesterday sentenced a 20-year-old boy, Emmanuel Igwe, to one month imprisonment without any option of fine for stealing three cartons of noodles.
There was, however, a mild drama when Igwe’s mother, who is a policewoman, collapsed inside courtroom when the convict was jailed.
The prosecutor, Niang Domshak, told the court that the complainant, Kingsley Anike, reported the matter to Karu Police Station on November 18 and that following the report, the police swung into action and arrested the convict who lives at Jikwoyi Phase 2, Abuja. Domshak informed the court that the complainant accused the convict of stealing the three cartons of noodles from his shop at Karu market. Read more