Car theft: Manassah, 32 year-old plumber bags 4 months jail

Bartholomew Manassah, a 32-year-old plumber, was Wednesday sentenced to four months for by a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court.

The offence committed contravened Section 288 of the Penal Code Law. 

Making her pronouncement, the Magistrate, Linda Chidama, convicted Manassah after he pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of attempted theft leveled against him.

The convict, a resident of Area 1, Garki, Abuja according to the Prosecutor, Okonko Udoh, was arrested by some DSS operatives while he was attempting to steal the car on Dec. 12, 2019.

Udoh said

Although, the convict was asked to tell the court why he should not be convicted by the court, Manassah could not however show any cause or convinced the court.

“Having admitted to the offence charged against you and having failed to show cause why you should not be convicted, I hereby convict you of the offence and sentence you to four months in the police detention facility without option of fine.”

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