Court Sends Teenager To Prison For Stabbing Neighbour

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An 18-year-old boy has been sentenced to 5-years imprisonment by an Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Friday, for stabbing a man who was celebrating with his football team after winning a match.

The accused, Adamu Saidu, pleaded guilty to causing grievous hurt and begged the court for leniency.

He added that the complainant incurred a hospital bill N9,300 and that the offence contravenes the provisions of sections 58 and 215 and punishable under sections 59 and 215 of Plateau State code law.

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