Mechanic jailed 2 months for cheating his client

A Zuba Magistrates’ Court in Abuja, sentenced a 30-year-old mechanic, Ibrahim Adamu  to two months imprisonment for cheating his client

Adamu had pleaded guilty to breach of trust and cheating and begged the court  for leniency.

The Magistrate, Abdulazeez Mohammed, gave the convict an option of  N1million fine.

Mohammed also advised the convict to be of good behaviour and shun a life of crime after serving his jail term.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Mr Chinedu Ogada told the court that the complainant, Ms Hauwa  Yakubu of Zuba Abuja, reported the matter at the Zuba Police Station on May 27.

Ogada said the complainant gave  the convict her car for repairs.

He said the convict collected engine parts which the complainant bought, sold  them and converted the money to his personal use.

The prosecutor said during police investigation, the convict made a confessional statement.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 312 and and 322 of the Penal Code. (NAN

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