Adamu Saidu, an 18-year-old man, was sentenced to five years in prison by a court in the upper area that was in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Friday for stabbing a man he was celebrating with his football team after winning a match.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that Earlier, police prosecutor Ibrahim Gokwat told the court that the case was reported on October 11 at the Taranto police station by Khali. Gokwat said the convict stabbed the plaintiff while celebrating with his football team after winning a match.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that He said the author incurred a hospital bill of N9,300. The crime, he said, contravenes the provisions of sections 58 and 215 and is punishable by sections 59 and 215 of the Plateau State code law.
The judge, Mr. Lawal Suleiman, sentenced Saidu after he pleaded guilty to causing serious pain and asked the court for clemency. Suleiman, however, gave the convict the option to pay a fine of N100,000.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that He also ordered the convict to pay N5,000 to the plaintiff, Gali Khali. Suleiman said the trial will serve as a deterrent for those who want to enjoy such a serious act of causing harm.