Adamawa state Police arrest Man for allegedly stealing a mosque’s generator, amplifier and spending the proceeds on Indian hemp
The police in Adamawa state have arrested and arraigned a man simply identified as Umar Sani for allegedly stealing a generator and amplifier belonging to a mosque in Yola, Adamawa State capital.
Umar was arraigned before the Jimeta Area Court II presided by Hon. Muhammad Alamin Diya Lamurde, on Tuesday, July 19 2022.
While in the dock, the suspect confessed that he and the son of their Ward of Head stormed Rumde Baru mosque on Sunday by 12:00, when nobody was in the mosque.
He narrated that they carted away the items (generator, amplifier, and other electrical appliances), sold each at the sum N6,000 and spent the proceeds on Indian hemp with friends.
“We expended the entire proceeds on Indian hemp” he said
The police Prosecutor, Cpl Ismail, informed the magistrate, Hon. Alamin Lamurde that the defendant was apprehended by the operatives attached to Jambutu Division. The defendant pleaded guilty and the court ordered that he be remanded in prison custody and subsequently adjourned the matter till August 2nd for summary trial as applied by the Prosecutor.