Couple, landlady jailed over disturbance

Three persons have been sentenced to one month in jail for public disturbance.

A criminal in handcuffs

The convicts, Emmanuel Idoko, 42, Fidelia Idoko, 30, and Elizabeth John, 50, all of Paipe Village in Karmo, admitted committing the offence.

They were sentence on a count charge of disturbance of public peace.

The Area Court Judge, Mr Abubakar Sadiq, however, gave the convicts an option of N5, 000 fine each and warned them to desist from committing crimes.

The Prosecuting Counsel, Mr Dalhatu Zannah, had told court that John reported the matter at the Karmo Police Station on March 19.

Zannah informed court that the convicts engaged in a fight which led to disturbance of public peace.

He said that police investigation revealed that John intentionally attacked Emmanuel, her tenant with stone while he was having his bath in the bathroom for no cause.

Zannah said the stone broke Emmanuel’s head and in the process, Fidelia his wife joined her husband and fought John their landlady.

He told court that the trio engaged in a serious fight using dangerous weapons.

The prosecutor informed court that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 113 of the Penal Code Law.

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