An Upper Area court in Zuba area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has sentenced two women and a man to eight months imprisonment each for fighting.
The trio, Bukky Ibrahim, Sadiya Sak, and Ibrahim Maigurasa of no fixed addresses were also charged with public nuisance.
The presiding judge, Malam Aminu Sa’ad gave the sentence after the accused persons pleaded guilty to the two counts charge of disturbance of public peace and public nuisance.
Sa’ad however, gave the convicts an option of fine of N20, 000 each.
The prosecutor, Cpl. Momoh Ibrahim had told the court that on June 10, a crime prevention patrol team, led by Cpl Alimo Dubi, while on patrol, met the convicts engaged in a fight over a mere argument.
Ibrahim said that during police interrogation none of the trio could give a satisfactory account of themselves.
The prosecutor told the court that their offences contravened sections 113 and 183 of the Penal code respectively (NAN)