An area court in Jos, Plateau State, on Tuesday, sentenced two labourers, Manji Manshak (21) and Zimshak Zingak (23) to seven months imprisonment each for stealing a goat.
A panel of two magistrates, Malam Ghazali Adam and Mr Hyacinth Dolnaan, gave the convicts an option to pay a fine of N20,000.
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Earlier, the prosecutor, Insp Monday Dabit, told the court that the case was reported to the police on April 23, by Mr Alex Emmanuel.
The prosecutor said the suspects stole the goat and slaughtered it. (NAN)