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Cow Thief Bags 2 Year Jail Term In Bauchi

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Cow Thief Bags 2 Year Jail Term In Bauchi
Cow Thief Bags 2 Year Jail Term In Bauchi

Justice S.Y. Abubaka of the Bauchi State High Court, Bauchi on Thursday, January 27, 2022, sentenced one Mohammed Magaji Ali to two years imprisonment for an offence bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N650, 000.00) brought against him by the Gombe Zonal Command of the EFCC.

The defendant was allegedly entrusted with three cows to tend by the complainant but he fattened the animals, sold them and converted the proceeds. The offence is contrary to and punishable under Section 311 and 312 of the Penal Code.

Upon arraignment, the defendant pleaded guilty to the one count charge.

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