Man gets N100,000 bail for allegedly stealing N3,000 materials

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A 22-year-old man, Shaibu Sani, who allegedly stole iron rods valued at N3,000, was on Wednesday brought before an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada in the Federal Capital Territory.

Mr. Sani is facing a two-count charge of joint act and theft which contravene Sections 97 and 287 of the Penal Code.

Police Prosecutor Abdullahi Tanko said the accused with another man now at large stole two pieces of iron rods valued at N3,000 at undisclosed location.

According to him, the iron rods were later recovered from the accused during police investigation.

The accused pleaded not guilty.

The judge, Alhassan Kusherki, granted him bail in the sum of N100,000 with a surety in like sum.

He adjourned the case to April 12 for hearing.



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  • Malik Isah

    sorry bros, learn to steal properly next time. you may ask the politicians for tutorials

    • Fadama

      You have ‘advised’ well. Lol

  • Rommel

    This judge needs to try EFCC cases

  • simon tor gideon

    Hmmmm our judiciary always make some of us laugh,a politician steal N19 billion,our court grants him a bail of N10million,a poor man steals N3,000 mateials and he is granted N30,000 bail.What type of justice is this?

  • Impulse400

    Abuja judgement for you. It works inversely if you steal in Billions. That is how a 17 years old secondary school boy was given bail of N250,000 and two sureties for a charge of defilement. I am still asking the judge what tax clearance certificate he/she used in arriving at such a bail sum.