Court arrested laborer for allegedly stealing ‘pomo’

In Kano State, a Sharia Court has ruled that Abdulwahab Yusuf, a 23-year-old man who admitted to stealing cow skin valued at N8,500, should be remanded in a correctional facility. Yusuf, a resident of Tukuntawa Quarters in Kano, was brought before the court on a theft charge by the police.

Presiding Judge Umar Lawal-Abubakar adjourned the case until August 22 for a summary trial.

The Prosecution Counsel, Inspector Abdullahi Wada, informed the court that the complainant, Fatihu Auwal, who also resides in Tukuntawa Quarters, lodged a complaint at the Fagge Police Station in Kano on August 5. According to Wada, the defendant unlawfully entered the complainant’s stand and stole the cow skin.

Yusuf pleaded guilty to the theft charge.

Edited By Damilola Adeleke

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