Court remands housewife, five minors for allegedly stealing 15 wrappers

Court remands housewife, five minors for allegedly stealing 15 wrappers

A housewife, Hadiza Alhassan, 31, and five minors on Tuesday appeared before a Shari'a court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna State for allegedly stealing 15 wrappers.

The police charged the housewife and the minors with criminal conspiracy, trespass, and theft.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp Sambo Maigari,  said that Hadiza Abubakar, the nominal complainant on July 13 reported the matter at the Rigasa Police division.

Maigari listed other stolen items as 10 men's wears, one Home Theatre, N6,000 cash, half of a bag of rice.

All the items stolen, he said, are worth N77, 500.

They pleaded not guilty to the offences.

The Judge, Mr Salisu Abubakar,  admitted the defendants to bail on the condition that they provided a reliable surety.

Abubakar adjourned the matter until Aug 18 for the police to present witnesses.

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