By Joy Kaka
Abuja (Precise Post)- A Grade I Area Court, Kubwa, FCT. has on Tuesday sentenced a 20-year- old security guard, Kephas Yakubu to three months imprisonment for stealing two mattresses and two plasma televisions.
Justice Muhammad Adamu, sentenced Yakubu after he pleaded guilty to theft.
Adamu, however, gave Yakubu an option to pay N6, 000 as fine.
He warned the convict to desist from committing crimes and be of good behaviour.
Earlier, the Prosecution, Mr Babajide Olanipekun, told the court that the complainant, Abdulrazaq Alfa reported the case at Kubwa Police Station on Aug.3.
Olanipekun said Yakubu stole two mattress valued N90, 000 and two plasma televisions valued N64, 000 from Well Health Clinic, Kubwa.
The prosecutor said was caught by the street security guards with the items when he wanted to escape.
He said the items were recovered from the defendant.
The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 287 of the Penal Code.