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Courtroom sentences Adamawa chief to eight years in jail for breach of belief

Court sentences Adamawa chief to 8 years in prison over breach of trust

Gumni Ilihu, chief of Gugu village in Banjiram district, Guyuk native authorities space of ​​the state, was sentenced to eight years in jail after being discovered responsible of breach of belief, intimidation and mischief .

An Adamawa Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom has handed down its choice following a lawsuit introduced by main faculty instructor Roel Sunaka, 47, who accused the village chief of refusing to pay the stability of the sale of 13 sheep.

Roel, who holds the place of Space Supervisor, Bobini Major College, Guyuk Native Schooling Authority, alleged that Gumni used the proceeds of his cattle to acquire the chiefdom stool of Gurgu village, Banjiram district, beneath Guyuk’s recommendation.

The plaintiff additionally alleged that the chief, who refused to pay his debt, threatened to kick him out of the neighborhood.

Justice of the Peace Hyellamada Hyellandendu who presided over the case discovered the defendant responsible of prison breach of belief, Part 302, intimidation and mischief beneath Part 382 of the State Penal Code Act 2018 of ‘Adamawa.

Hyellandendu mentioned;

“For prison breach of belief, you Chief Gumni Ilihu needs to be sentenced to 5 years imprisonment with an choice of a effective of 100,000 naira, one yr imprisonment for prison intimidation with an choice of a effective of 25 000 naira in lieu of a jail time period and two years in jail for mischief with an choice of a effective of fifty,000 naira.

The chief would spend a complete of 8 years in jail if he didn’t pay the effective.

Talking to reporters after the judgment, Roel mentioned;

“I approached the courtroom as a result of Gumni bought 13 of my goats in 2013 and used the proceeds to safe a village head appointment, a chiefdom stool, generally known as Sarki Gugu. All pleas for him to refund me the cash fell on deaf ears. A number of instances after changing into the village chief, he threatened to make me go away the village if I continued to hassle him in regards to the compensation of my cattle that I had given him.

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