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Mechanic jailed 3 months for criminal intimidation

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Mechanic jailed 3 months for criminal intimidation

An Area Court in Jos on Thursday sentenced Zakaria Bala, 24, to three months imprisonment  for criminal intimidation.

The Judge, Shawomi Bokkos, sentenced the convict after he pleaded guilty to the one count charge of criminal intimidation and begged the court for leniency.

The Judge, however gave the convict an option of N 20,000 fine.

Earlier, the police prosecutor, Insp Ibrahim Gokwat, told the court that on April 20, a police patrol of “C” division police station Jos, during patrol arrested the accused.

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He said that the police patrol team while on patrol at about 4. 30 pm, arrested the convict for criminally intimidating Ali and the people of filling Sukuwa.

Gokwat said that during police investigation, the convict confessed to have committed the crime.

The police prosecutor said the offence contravened the Plateau State Penal Code.

Mechanic jailed 3 months for criminal intimidation

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