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Court orders aluminum fabricator to return customer’s N759,000

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An FCT Upper Area Court has ordered an aluminum fabricator, Yekini Tunde to pay N759, 000 to a businessman for a job he didt do or face sentence.
The police charged Tunda who resides in Sabo-Iddo, Abuja with criminal breach of trust and mischief.
Delievring judgment, the judge, Malam Abdullahi Abdulkarim saidL” the defendant is released on probation to Correctional Service Officers. He is to report twice a week every monday and wednesday to the Correctional Service.
“The defendant is also ordered to pay N200,000 only monthly to the nominal complainant until final instalment of N759,000”, he ruled.
Abdulkarim said that if the defendant defaults  to meet the conditions given, he should be brought back for conviction and sentencing.
Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Dabo Yakubu told the court that Oluwaseun of Seman Estate Airport road Abuja reported the matter at Iddo police division on June 16.
Dabo said the complainant in April asked the defendant to fabricate 26 aluminum windows at Seman estate Abuja.
He said that N1.4 million was paid to the defendant for the work .
The police said that the defendant only completed work on 12 aluminum windows.
He said that the windows done were not properly fixed which resulted to damages on the windows, adding that the defendant deceived the complainant and collected an additional N150,000 to complete the work.
He said that the defendant dishonestly converted the money his personal use without doing the work.
The prosecutor said that the offence contravened the provision of sections 312 and 327 of the Penal Code.
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Orders from above’: Katsina Hisbah detains journalist seeking interview

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A journalist with Trust TV, Jamil Mabai, has narrated how he was detained by the Katsina State Hisbah Corps while at the corps’ office on official duty.

The journalist explained that he had gone to the Hisbah headquarters for a follow-up interview with the corps’ Public Relations Officer, Nafiu Akilu, over an incident involving their officers.

Mabai, who narrated his experience on his X handle, said he had wanted to interview the corps’ PRO over a resident, Mallam Gambo, who was shot dead by an officer of the Community Watch Corps.

According to him, while Hisbah officials were trying to shut down a wedding with a DJ, the shots that killed the resident were fired by an operative of the Community Watch Corps tasked with defending communities against bandits attacks

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Court remands man for allegedly stealing cold room compressor

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 A Sharia Court in Kano State on Wednesday ordered that a 25-year-old man, Ahmed Abdulkadir who pleaded guilty to stealing a cold room compressor  unit worth N60,000 be remanded in a correction  centre.

The police charged Abdulkadir, who lives in Fagge Quarters, Kano, with theft.

The Judge, Malam Umar Lawal-Abubaka, adjourned the matter until July 25 for summary trial.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Abdullahi Wada told the court that the complainant, Nura Muhammed who also resides in Fagge Quarters, reported the matter at the Fagge Police Station, Kano, on July 6.

Wada alleged that the defendant, entered into the complainant’s shop and stole the compressor unit.

The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge.

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Man,26,docked for alleged theft of armoured cables worth N3.7m

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A 26-year-old man, Adeniyi Toyosi,  on Wednesday, appeared before an Ota Magistrates ‘Court in Ogun, for breaking into a business premises to steal two transformer armoured cables valued at N3.7 million.
The Police charged the defendant, whose address was not provided, with burglary, stealing and conspiracy.
The Prosecutor, Insp E.O. Adaraloye,told the court that the defendant and others still at large, committed the offences on July 7 at about 12.00 a.m. at No.4 Pavilion Estate, Ilogbo road, Ota in Ogun State.
Adaraloye alleged that the defendant and his accomplices had broken into Makindez Multi Business Ventures to steal two transformer armor cables, three Closed-Circuit Television  and other valuable items valued at N3.7 million.
He further alleged that the company guards caught the defendant and handed over to the police.
The prosecutor said that the offences contravened Sections 390(9),413 and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun,2006.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Adeyemi, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N2.5 million with one surety in like sum.
Adeyemi ordered that the surety, who must reside within the court’s jurisdiction should be gainfully employed.
He further ordered that such surety should show evidence of tax payment to Ogun Government as part of the bail conditions.
She adjourned the case until Aug.14 for further hearing.
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