18-Years Old Thomas Friday , Sentenced To 30 Days imprisonment over possession of Indian hemp
This is a story of A Teenager , who is just 18 years old, By Name Thomas Friday was on Monday sentenced to 30 days imprisonment with Hard Labour by a Federal High Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State Nigeria for possession of Indian hemp.
The convict, who pleaded guilty to a one count charge, was caught with 75.9 grammes of Cannabis sativa, commonly called, Indian hemp. Friday was arrested on Sept. 26 at Shendam in Jos and arraigned on Nov. 6.
While testifying before the Fedral High court, the Prosecuting Counsel, Sarah Oketola, called one witness, Etsu Bamshi, an Exhibit Keeper with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, who tendered the following exhibits: packing of substance form, certificate of test analysis, scientific aid form and the accused persons confessional statement.
The Counsel to the convict, Miss E. A. Bulus, pleaded for the mitigation of sentence.
Justice Lewis Allagoa, after hearing both parties, sentenced Friday to 30 days imprisonment without an option of fine.
Hmmm just 18 years old , already In Prison i wonder what will happen when he is now a full grown man. Others please Learn, and note that may be because of His age that’s why the pernalty is just like that , you may not be as lucky as him once you are caught.
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