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Businessman bags 12 months imprisonment for unlawful possession of pistol

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A Kasuwan Nama Upper Area Court, Jos, on Tuesday, sentenced a 38-year-old businessman, Tunde Akande, to 12 months imprisonment for unlawful possession of a locally-made pistol.
The judge, Mr Yahaya Mohammed, convicted Akande, as he pleaded guilty to a count charge of unlawful possession of a locally-made pistol levelled against him.
The judge, however, gave Akande N10,000 option of fine since he was a first time offender.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Mr F.A. Gabriel, told the court that the case was reported on March 22, at the Laranto Police Station, Jos.

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