Court remands 2 friends for allegedly stealing 20 cartons of detergent


A Sharia Court in Kano State on Friday ordered that two friends be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly breaking into a shop and stealing 20 cartons of detergent.

The police charged Mustapha Dayyab,21, and Aminu Isah,23, all residents of Rijiyar Zaki Quarters Kano, with criminal conspiracy, shop breaking and theft.

The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Judge, Malam Umar Lawal-Abubakar, who ordered the remand, also adjourned the matter until July 10 for further mention.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Mr Abdul Wada told the court that the defendants committed the offence on June 18 in Abubakar Rimi market Kano.

He said the defendants broke into a shop belonging to Alhaji Abudulrazak Dayyib, the complainant and stole 20 cartons of detergent.

Wada said during the investigation, a bunch of keys were recovered from the defendants.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 97, 239 and 287 of the Kano State Sharia Law.

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