Kano Court jails man one year for peddling cannabis

He also the convict to forfeit N7, 000, being proceeds of the deal to the State Government.
Kano Court jails man one year for peddling cannabis

Man jailed for one year with hard labour over illegal possession of drug

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A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano State, on Wednesday, sentenced a 27-year-old man, Sama’ila Abdullahi, to one year imprisonment with hard labour for possession of cannabis.

Magistrate Farouk Ibrahim-Umar, sentenced Abdullahi, who lives in Fagge Quarters Kano, after he pleaded guilty.

Ibrahim-Umar also ordered that the convict be given 12 strokes of the cane.

He also asked the convict to forfeit N7, 000, being proceeds of the deal to the State Government.

Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Insp Elias Ekainu told the court that the convict committed the offence on December 28th, at Ibrahim Taiwo Road Kano State.

He said that on the same date at 7.10 pm, the convict was arrested by a surveillance patrol team attached to the Fagge Police Division Kano, along Bello Dandago Road by Ibrahim Taiwo Road.

The defendant, he said, had in his possession large quantity of dry leaves suspected to be cannabis.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 401 and 171 of the Penal Code.

-NAN

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