Bus conductor jailed for unlawful possession of two knives

A 22-year-old bus conductor, Suleiman Mohammed has been handed a six-month jail term by an Area Court in Jos on Tuesday for unlawful possession of two knives.

The judge, Mr Thomas Ajitse, sentenced Mohammed following his guilty plea to possessing a dangerous weapon.

Ajitse also gave the convict an option of fine of N50,000.

Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Inspector Ibrahim Gokwat, told the court that on February 23, a police patrol team from the Railway Division Police Station, Jos, arrested the convict during a stop-and-search.

Gokwat said that the convict had two knives on him.

The police prosecutor said the offence contravened the provisions of Plateau Penal Code Law of Northern Nigeria. (NAN)

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