Court Gives Blind Man 5 Years Jail Term For Marijuana

GavelThe Federal High Court, Lagos, has sentenced a blind man, Nura Abdullahi, to five years imprisonment for large amount of marijuana he was caught with in 2013. Abdullahi, 23, was reported to have gone blind while awaiting trial since his arrest by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. The agency said it arrested the 21-year-old convict with 62 kilogrammes of the substance. The trial judge, Mohammed Yunusa, said he relied on Abdullahi’s admission to the crime and the recovered substance, which the NDLEA tendered as exhibits before him.

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