22-year-old herder sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for kidnapping

A 22-year-old herder, Mohamodu Zuberu, has been sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for kidnapping a 13-year-old boy.

The Justice of the Peace Opeyemi Badmus of Osun State Justice of the Peace sitting in Osogbo sentenced the herder to Ilesa Correctional Centre with arduous labour.

The convict was mentioned to have dedicated the offence on August 21, 2020 round 3:00am at Iwari village in Ikoyi, Osun State.

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The convict was arraigned and remanded on September 3, 2020.

Earlier, the police prosecutor, Idoko John instructed the court docket that the convict unlawfully kidnapped one Tunde Abdullahi to an unknown vacation spot in a such method to forestall any individual have entry to him.

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He mentioned the convict demanded for N2 million ransom and later decreased it to N300,000.

The convict who had no authorized illustration, pleaded responsible to a depend cost of kidnapping levelled towards him.

The offence dedicated is punishable below Part 364(2) of the Legal Code Cap 34 Vol ll Regulation of Osun State 2002.

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