Bauchi Man Bags 15-Months Imprisonment For Stealing Ex-Gov’s Air Conditioner

The presiding judge of Bauchi State Shariah Court no 2, Barrister Mukhtar Adamu Bello Dambam has sentenced one Abubakar Sadiq for stealing an Air Conditioner after he trespassed into the residence of a former governor of the state, Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar (SAN). 

Sadiq was accused of forcing his way into the house of the former governor located at Fadamar Mada without permission on the 13th of January 2023 and stealing the Air Conditioner. 

He pledged guilty of the offence arguing that he only bought the Air Conditioner from another person but later cede to committing the offence. 

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Delivering his judgement on 16th January 2023, the judge sentenced Sadiq to 15 months imprisonment at the Nigerian Correctional Center Bauchi with an option of N20,000 fine. 

The Judge ordered the stole Air Conditioner be returned to the former governor since it was found with the accused. 

Speaking to our correspondent, the Prosecuting Officer, Yahuza Muhammad said Sadiq was caught with the Air Conditioner right in the residence of the former governor but did not give proper responses to the police investigation, hence they resolved to arraign him before the court for justice to take its course in the matter. 


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