By: Babagana Bukar Wakil, Alkali Muhammed, Maiduguri
His Lordship Justice Wakil Alkali Gana of High Court No11 has sentenced one Abba Yali, Bashir Muktar and Sadiq Abubakar for two count offences of Criminal Conspiracy and an altempt to Commit Robbery Contrary to scctions 96 and 299 of the Penal Code Laws of Borno State. Cap 102 of 1994.
The Convicts using a Tricycle with Registration No.MAF 183 alighted from the tricycle and held the hand of Amina Abba Modu and forcefully dragged her towards the tricycle and tried to collect her phone Infinix valued at N64. 000.00 which she resisted and called for help, where people came to her rescue and arrested the convicts.
The Judge found the two juvenile convicts Abba Yali and Bashir Muktar of Ngarannam on the 1″ count offence of Conspiracy for six months imprisonment or to pay N 100,000.00 fine and blamed the offence to their parents.
Sadiq Abubakar who is believed to be a dismissed Military Personnel and an ex-convict and a product of Ramat Polytechnic and his colleague Ibrahim. Mohammed of Gomari airport to sentenced for 7 years imprisonment without option of fine for the 2 count of offence to attempt to commit Robbery.
In addition to six months imprisonment for the Conspiracy or to pay N 100,000 fine.
The sentences on the duo is to ran consecutively. His Lordship observed that hardly a day passes without violent crimes committed by tricyclist in town.
It ranges from snatching of handsets. handbags or broken limb.