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Kano teenager sentenced for stealing, strangling 2 hens

A Kano State chief magistrates’ court on Wednesday sentenced 18-year-old Aminu Rabi’u to 14 days community service for stealing two hens. Rabi’u, who lives at…

A Kano State chief magistrates’ court on Wednesday sentenced 18-year-old Aminu Rabi’u to 14 days community service for stealing two hens.

Rabi’u, who lives at Kwanan Bariki Quarters, Kano, was convicted on two-count charge bordering on theft and cruelty to animals.

The prosecutor, Miss Asma’u Ado, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Jan. 9 at Kwanan Bariki Quarters in Kano.

She said on the same date at about 9am the defendant stole two hens and in the process used his hands to break their necks.

The presiding chief magistrate, Mustapha Sa’ad-Datti, sentenced the defendant to 14 days community service.

He also ordered him to desist from committing crime. (NAN)

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