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Alcoholic Man Gets 7 Strokes Of Cane For Stealing Ogogoro From Hotel

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Alcoholic Man Gets 7 Strokes Of Cane For Stealing Ogogoro From Hotel

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Nov 1, 2016 – Alcohol Addict Gets 7 Strokes Of Cane For Stealing Ogogoro From Hotel

A court in Abuja today sentenced a 26-year-old man, Frank Ugochukwu, to seven strokes of cane for stealing N9, 500 worth of dry gin from a hotel.

The judge Upper Area court judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, also ordered Ugochukwu to clean the court premises and warned him to desist from committing crime.

Ugochukwu of Sharpcorner, Mararaba, Nasarawa state, was convicted on a two-count charge of criminal trespass and theft.

The Prosecutor, Donaldtus Abah, told the court that Stanley Emmanuel of Karibu Hotel, No. 32, Ladoke Boulevard Way, Garki 2, Abuja, reported the matter at the Garki Police Station on Oct. 21.

Abah said the defendant, a former staff of the hotel, entered the wine bar of the hotel and stole two big bottles of Medowels Gin, one bottle of Red Label gin and one bottle of Andre wine all valued at N9,500.

He said the offences contravened sections 348 and 288 of the Penal Code.

Ugochukwu pleaded guilty and prayed for leniency.

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4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. fifelomo

    November 1, 2016 at 7:28 PM

    Why 7 strokes? I don’t want to be mean, it could have bn 70 strokes. That will resets his brain.

  2. Bok

    November 1, 2016 at 7:38 PM

    please guys answer me, this method of flogging people with canes is it in Nigeria constitution? or Abuja Constitution?

  3. Admerase

    November 1, 2016 at 11:05 PM

    is this a moving or it happened in real life? some people can be so stupid and they are okay with what they are doing when ask them. may God delivered you bros.

  4. sola olaniyi

    November 3, 2016 at 9:36 PM

    @bok,its Sharia constitution

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