A Senior Magistrates’ Court in Kano has sentenced a 22-year-old man, Rabiu Sani to 30 months in prison for stealing slippers.
The prosecutor, Yusuf Sale said the case was reported to Nasarawa Police Division, Kano, on 16 September by one Surajo Umar of Kurna Quarters, Kano.
He said, Sani went to the shop of the complainant at Gidan Gashash Singer Market in Kano, tore the sack with a razor blade and stole one roll of bathroom slippers containing 35 pairs valued at N6, 000.
Sani pleaded guilty to the crime and was sentenced to three month in prison by the presiding Senior Magistrate, Aminu Fagge without an option of a fine.
By Esther Okafor