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Man gets three-month jail for buying stolen phone







A Karu Grade 1 Area Court , Abuja, on Monday sentenced 18 - year-old Abdulkudus Shuibu to three -month imprisonment for buying a stolen Nokia cell phone .

The convict, a resident of Nyanya, Abuja, had pleaded guilty to a count of dishonestly receiving and purchasing stolen property and begged for leniency .

The judge, Sani Mohammed, sentenced him to three -month imprisonment , though he also gave the convict N 4 ,000 option of fine .

Earlier , the prosecutor, Vincent Osiji , had told the court that the convict dishonestly received and purchased a stolen Nokia cell phone at the rate of N 2 ,500 .

The value of the phone , property of one Suleiman Ibrahim, he said, was , however , yet to be ascertained , while the stolen phone has been recovered .
Osiji said that in the course of Police investigation, the convict confessed to have committed the offence, which contravened the provisions of Section 317 of the Penal Code .
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