Man sentenced to at least one 12 months imprisonment for abducting applicant

A Magistrates’ Court docket in Wuse on Thursday sentenced a 34-year-old welder, Abdulganiyu Abdulazeez, to at least one 12 months in jail for abducting and defrauding an applicant of N522,000.

The prosecution counsel, Mr Seidu Jibrin instructed the court docket that on Aug. 29, a speedy response squad connected to the Kabusa Police station arrested Abdulazeez, and Busayo Areo of ECWA II Kabusa village, Abuja.

Jibrin stated that the accused and his confederate, Busayo criminally deceived and kidnapped Miss Judith Elechi.

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He additionally stated that Abdulazeez and Busayo collected N522,000 from Elechi, with a promise to get her a job in Libya.

In accordance with him, this contravened the provisions of sections 97,312 322, 277 and 292 of the Penal Code.

The Justice of the Peace, Aminu Eri, whereas delivering judgement sentenced Abdulazeez, following his responsible plea, to at least one 12 months imprisonment with out an choice of fantastic.

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Eri additionally ordered him to pay N200,000 as compensation to the sufferer.

The Justice of the Peace admitted Busayo to bail within the sum of N300, 000 with one surety in like sum.

He, nonetheless, adjourned the case till Nov. 18 for listening to, NAN studies.

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