Breach Of Trust: Nursing Mother Jailed 1 Month


A Shari’a Court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna on Tuesday sentenced a nursing mother, Fatima Abubakar, to one month imprisonment for breach of trust.

Delivering judgment, the judge, Salisu Abubakar-Tureta sentenced her following a guilty plea she entered for breach of trust.

Abubakar-Tureta, however, gave her an option to pay a fine of N3,000 fine.

He also ordered her to refund the N16,340 to Fatima Rabiu, the nominal complainant.

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Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Malam Sambo Maigari told the court that the nominal complainant gave the convict goods worth N16,340 in December 2021 to sell for her and remit the money.

He stated that all attempts made by the complainant to recover her, failed.

He said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 157 of the Shari’a Criminal Procedure Code(SCPC).

He prayed court to compel the convict to pay the money and punish her for her crime.(NAN)