An Islamic Sharia court docket sitting in Dutse, Jigawa, has discovered a 20-year-old man, Abdullahi Ya’u, responsible of theft and trespass .
The suspect was caught stealing 9 measures of sorghum . The presiding choose, Muhammed Adamu, sentenced him on Tuesday, Sept. eight, 2020, to 5 month’s imprisonment with an possibility of N3,000 high-quality and ordered Abdullahi to be given 5 strokes of the cane.
The choose stated the motion of the sufferer contravenes part 183 and 148 for trespass and theft opposite to the penal code legislation of Jigawa State.
The flogging was to be executed in public to function a deterrent to others. Abdullahi who was glad with the judgment , was administered the flogging by a court docket Official within the court docket’s premises .
Nonetheless, he was launched after flogging , as a result of he paid the high-quality of N3,000.
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