An Area Court in Jos on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old trader, Bashiru Aliya to nine months imprisonment for stealing two cartons of seasoning worth N98,500.
The judge, Shawomi Bokkos, sentenced Aliyu after he pleaded guilty to the charge.
Bokkos, however, gave him the option to pay a N20,000 fine and ordered him to pay another N120,000 as compensation to the complainant.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Insp Ibrahim Gokwat told the court that the case was reported on Aug.4, at the Railway police station by one Moses Agbo, the complainant. (NAN)