A Lugbe Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, onFriday sentenced a 23-year-old carpenter, Ahamed Sani, to six monthsimprisonment for stealing electric cables worth N 400,000.
The judge, Mr Abubakar Sadiq, sentenced Sani, after he pleaded guilty to criminal trespass and theft.
The judge warned the convict to be of good behaviour and to desist
from committing crimes after serving out his punishment.
Sani of Ungwan Hausawa Giri Gwagwalada, Abuja was sentenced under Section 287 of the Penal Code for stealing.
The Prosecution counsel, Francis Gabriel, told the court that Sani committed the offence on Aug. 30.
Gabriel said that Malam Nura Lawal a security guard of Paulo Homes Limited, River Park Estate Air Port Road Abuja, reported the matter at the River Park Police Station.
He said that Sani criminally entered into an uncompleted building in River park Estate building and stole electric cables valued N 400,000.